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Will Capping Public Charging Costs For EVs Boost Green Mobility Adoption?

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

One of the biggest drawbacks in the adoption of electric vehicles in India is the lack of charging access as well as the high cost of electricity for many average consumers. In a bid to shake off these issues, the power ministry has capped the ‘per unit cost’ of electricity...

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Avis India Partners With quikk India for Electric Vehicle Fleet

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

Avis India has announced that it has formed a partnership with quikk India on February 17, 2019, to offer corporate electric mobility services which will include an EV fleet and access to robust charging infrastructure. As the company claims, under the partnership, Avis India...

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Piaggio launches three-wheeler EV at ₹1.97 lakh

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2019

Italian auto maker Piaggio on Wednesday forayed into the electric vehicle segment in India with the launch of its three-wheeler ‘Ape E-City’ that is priced at ₹1.97 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has tied up with Chetan Maini-led Sun Mobility for battery and charging...

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Power ministry issues revised norms for EV charging infra to boost e-mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

To promote electric vehicles (EV), Power Minister R K Singh on Friday approved amendments in guidelines and specifications for charging infrastructure. These revised guidelines and specifications shall supersede the earlier guidelines and standards issued by the Ministry of...

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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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Costs, charging infrastructure making it difficult for EV as a good value proposition: Maruti Suzuki

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

Maruti Suzuki India, which plans to launch is first electric vehicle (EV) in the country next year, is finding cost of EVs to be prohibitive for mass adoption besides charging infrastructure proving to be a big issue, according to a senior company official. Having commenced a...

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EV sector is a challenge and an opportunity: ARAI director

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director of Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) said that when it comes to electric mobility one has to be mindful of the consumer readiness and reliability must be ensured in terms of electric vehicles. If all these (factors) including cost...

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Plan to launch EV in India by 2022 but ecosystem is a must: Renault

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

French auto major Renault on August 28 said it will bring electric vehicle (EV) in India by 2022 but wants the government to aggressively develop ecosystem "before any forced" launches in the country. Stating that India is still not equipped with the ecosytstem for EVs,...

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Hyderabad: Electric vehicle policy to lure buyers, manufacturers

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2019

The state government’s draft electric vehicle policy has many sops for consumers and manufacturer. For EV buyers, it proposes not collecting lifetime road tax as well as exemption from all fees...

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MoU signed for 100 charging points for e-vehicles in Noida

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2019

Hundred charging stations for electric vehicles will come up soon in the city, with the Noida Authority on July 25 entering into a pact with EES for setting up infrastructure for mobility based...

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