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Second phase of FAME to focus on electrification of public transport: Govt

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

The second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the...

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Government wants petrol stations to charge your electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2019

The government is looking to put in place a framework for a mega battery manufacturing and charging infrastructure — including the use of petrol pumps for electric charging points — to push...

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Include battery swapping for incentive under FAME-II scheme: FICCI

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2019

Industry chamber FICCI Friday called for inclusion of battery swapping model of charging for incentives under FAME-II scheme to help acceleration of electric mobility in India. The Rs 10,000-...

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India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2019

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new...

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More room for autos in Delhi, but only electric ones

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2019

The Supreme Court appointed environment watchdog, EPCA, and the Centre are likely to back allowing more autorickshaws on Delhi roads when the apex court takes up the case. Both are likely to...

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Indian Government To Incentivize Faster Adoption Of Electric Vehicle

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2019

The Indian government has formally proposed a number of measures to incentivize the adoption of electric vehicles. The government has proposed an amendment to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules so...

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MP Govt to Bring E-vehicle Policy Soon in Bid to Bring Down Pollution Level

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2019

The Madhya Pradesh government will soon come up with e-vehicle policy in a bid to increase facilities for electric vehicles and bring down pollution levels, Urban Administration Minister...

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EV conversion plan: NITI seeks plan from 2 and 3 wheeler makers

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2019

Government think-tank Niti Aayog has asked conventional two- and three-wheeler makers to suggest within two weeks concrete steps towards transition to electric mobility keeping in mind 2025...

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Hero, Bajaj, TVS strongly object Niti Aayog's move for all electric two-wheelers, say 'black or white, zero-one change' not possible

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2019

India's big three two-wheeler maker—Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor Co— on Monday hit out at Niti Aayog's plan to push for 100 percent electric vehicle, saying such a transition is...

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President Ram Nath Kovind Reaffirms Indian Government's Electric Vehicle Push, Highway Development

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2019

Terming infrastructure as pivotal in propelling prosperity and growth, President Ramnath Kovind Thursday said the government's endeavour is to build 35,000 km of highways, besides expressways,...

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