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EESL to set up 200 more charging stations in Delhi, NCR by October

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) plans to set up 200 more charging stations in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) area in the next three months to cater to shared mobility services. “...

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Auto industry to conduct study on EV migration, to discuss with government

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

The auto industry will conduct a study through an external agency for a road map towards electric mobility amid push from Niti Aayog for transition to full electric vehicles (EVs) for three-...

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Choking India gets first fully-fledged electric car

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Motorists in India, home to some of the world's most polluted cities, can now buy a fully-fledged electric car after Hyundai unveiled a model that can travel 452 kilometres (281 miles) on one...

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India To Promote Solar Cell, Battery Manufacturing With Tax Incentives

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

The Indian government is planning to give another try at promoting the manufacturing of solar cells in the country. The Indian finance minister announced some important measures to attract...

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Govt targeting 6-7 million sales of hybrid, EVs by 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

The Government has a target to achieve 6-7 million sales of hybrid and electric vehicles by 2020 under the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), Parliament was informed Monday. The...

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Budget 2019: Boost for EVs evokes mixed reactions from auto industry

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

Home-grown carmakers have lauded the government’s resolve to promote electric-driven mobility, even as the local arms of global firms rued that the fiscal incentives in the Budget leave out...

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Srinagar gets first fleet of 20 electric buses, to be launched today

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

Aiming to reduce pollution level, the Srinagar city has got a fleet of 20 electric buses, to be launched for public service on Monday, July 8. The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport...

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Govt mulling ban on petrol, CNG two- and three-wheelers: Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

The government is mulling a ban on all petrol and CNG-operated two and three wheelers by 2025 to promote electric vehicles. “NITI Aayog, in its meeting held on May 14, 2019 regarding national...

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Budget 2019 likely to drive-in enhanced sops for EV manufacturing

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

Electric vehicle manufacturing is likely to get a boost from the full Budget 2019-20. According to highly-placed sources, tax incentives and other sops might be given to the industry for...

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Environment Ministry to Use Mahindra Electric Cars for Official Use to Combat Air Pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

The Environment Ministry has acquired electric cars for official use, a move aimed at reducing air pollution. According to ministry sources, five electric cars have been acquired on a trial...

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