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Meet EV deadline or pay up for pollution, Centre may tell auto cos

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

Two- and three-wheeler makers in India may be asked by the government to pay up for causing vehicular pollution if they do not meet a deadline to produce electric vehicles (EVs). The hardening...

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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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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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India readies plan for $4 billion Tesla-scale battery storage plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2019

India is putting the final shape on a plan to build at least four Tesla-style giga factories to manufacture batteries with an investment of around $4 billion, as the country prepares to switch...

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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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Maharashtra considers incentives to encourage investment for EV charging infrastructure

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

The Maharashtra government is working on a package of incentives for investors willing to set up facilities for charging of electric vehicles across the state. According to state government...

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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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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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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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