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150 new e-buses to ply on city roads by early 2021

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

According top priority to its plan of replacing the existing fleet of mass transport vehicles with electric buses, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has floated tenders for procurement of 150 e-buses. By replacing the present diesel-run fleet with e-buses, SMC hopes to...

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700 Electric Buses To Ply On Uttar Pradesh Roads Under FAME II

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

As part of the second phase of the Centre’s FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India) scheme, under which 5,595 air-conditioned electric buses are to be bought across the country. The Uttar Pradesh has put out bids to buy 700 electric...

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Delhi Transport Corporation to float tender for 300 e-buses soon

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), is going to float tenders for 300 electric buses very soon. It has received the go-ahead from the Centre to bring the buses under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) II scheme of Government of...

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E-Mobility Mission to be Implemented in Phases Based on Auto Industry Feedback: Meghwal

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

The National Electric Mobility Mission will be implemented in phases based on the feedback from the auto industry, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal said on Friday. The Minister of State for...

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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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30 electric buses to hit City roads soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 20, 2019

District administration Srinagar has sought suggestions from general public regarding the allotment of routes to newly electric buses in the city. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter on...

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Assam: Electric buses to be introduced in Guwahati soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

In an effort to reduce pollution, Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) will deploy 15 electric buses in the city under government's FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric...

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Centre seeks proposals for 5,000 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

The central government on Tuesday called proposals from state transport departments for the deployment of 5,000 electric buses, to be supported under the Fame-II scheme. This is the first time...

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Mahindra’s electric vehicle sales rise over 2.5 times in FY19

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2019

Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra’s electric vehicle (EV) sales grew over two-and-a-half times to 10,276 units in 2018-19, riding on the second phase of orders for electric cars from...

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