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Govt softens stance on time frame for transition to electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

The government seems to have softened its stance on the time frame for transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The Ministry of Heavy Industries, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the...

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5,645 electric buses sanctioned for 65 cities: NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

According to NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog an Inter-Ministerial Panel has sanctioned 5645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities and for inter-city operations to 8...

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CECRI to make EV batteries; invest ₹100-cr

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

Central Electrochemical Research Institute to upgrade Chennai facility The Tamil Nadu-based Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), a research institute under the Council for...

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Domestic Solar Battery Manufacturing Need a Boost for Huge EV Market: Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Amitabh Kant CEO of NITI Aayog, known for taking a strong stance towards bringing innovative tranformation, have mentioned that India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles (EV) and...

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Boost for electric vehicles: GST Council trims tax on electric cars, chargers to 5%

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

The 36th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting Saturday approved reduction in GST rate for all electric vehicles to 5 per cent from 12 per cent and for chargers or charging stations for...

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TechM, Mahindra Logistics ink pact for green vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2019

Tech Mahindra has entered into an agreement with Mahindra Logistics (MLL), a third-party logistics solution provider, to introduce electric vehicles for employee transportation. Mahindra...

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Uber, Bengaluru-based Sun Mobility tie-up to offer electric three-wheelers in India in coming months

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2019

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and Bengaluru-based start-up Sun Mobility said on Wednesday they will partner to offer commuters in India electric auto-rickshaws in the coming months...

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Flipkart rolls out nation-wide electric mobility vision for Ekart

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2019

India's largest e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart today announced nation-wide plans to introduce Electric Vehicles (EVs) for its last mile deliveries. The announcement comes as a part of...

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Pragmatic policy likely on electric two-wheelers in a few months: TVS Motor

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

TVS Motor Company Chairman and Mananging Director Venu Srinivasan hopes to see a sensible policy in a few months from the cental government on electric two-wheelers. He says the industry has...

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Electric vehicle start-up SmartE gets Rs 100-crore investment from Mitsui

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

Electric vehicle (EV) start-up SmartE has raised Rs 100 crore from Japanese major trading house Mitsui & Co in a Series B funding round. In addition to the capital, Mitsui will bring to...

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