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Hyundai's Strategy 2025 aims to electrify India models by 2035

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

South Korean automotive giant Hyundai Motor Company on Wednesday announced it aims to electrify most of its new models in emerging markets like India by 2035. Announcing its 'Strategy 2025' global roadmap to morph into a smart mobility solutions provider, Hyundai also said it...

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Punjab govt partners with WEF to design pilot on clean, electric mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

To combat the growing problem of environmental pollution in the state, the Punjab Government has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to design a Public-Private pilot on shared, clean and electric mobility. The state, which is also formulating its own EV Policy to...

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Government in the process of finalizing new energy policy: NITI Aayog Additional Secretary

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

Government thinktank NITI Aayog‘s additional secretary (Energy) R.P. Gupta has informed that the Indian government is in the process of finalizing an energy policy for the country. “The new policy will address the issues of accessibility and affordability, energy security,...

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Tighter CAFE norms to electrify govt's EV push

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

The government is looking to tighten the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) norms, in a bid to push automakers to incrementally increase production of electric vehicles by 2-3% every year.

This is a more gradual...

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Electric mobility in India needs a common framework, says report

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

Even as more states are framing policies to promote electric mobility, the need is to develop a common framework for consistency and to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). Rather than only a collection of incentives, goes a report from the World Economic Forum (...

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Picking Up The Pace – India Inc. Accelerates The Electric Mobility Transition

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

Electric mobility has attracted the attention of Indian leaders, policy makers and vehicle manufacturers as an opportunity to accelerate a low-carbon transition for transport in the country. Electric powered vehicles got another push from the recent Union budget of India,...

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All buses in India to be electric in next two years, says Nitin Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari Monday said that all buses in the country would be converted into electric within a span two years. "In the coming two years, all buses will be converted to electric," Gadkari said at the national conclave on energy...

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No need to ban petrol, diesel vehicles; EVs picking up momentum naturally: Nitin Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Allaying fears of the automobile industry, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said there is no need to ban petrol and diesel vehicles as electric mobility has picked up momentum on its own and all buses would be electric in two years. Earlier, government...

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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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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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