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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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Greaves Cotton to foray into electric vehicle battery manufacturing

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

The 160-year old Greaves Cotton, which is traditionally known as a manufacturer of diesel engines, generators and pump sets, is looking to invest in battery manufacturing and supply chain for...

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Top automakers cheer govt push for EV localization drive

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2019

Top automakers have cheered the government’s recent push to localise manufacturing for hybrid and electric vehicle (xEV) under the revised norms of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (...

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Ather Energy gets FAME II nod for electric scooter Ather 450

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

Hero MotoCorp-backed Ather Energy said Wednesday its electric scooter Ather 450 has received regulatory compliance to qualify for subsidy under the FAME II scheme. Subsequently, the model will...

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Small electric car can cost up to Rs 12 lakh: Maruti

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Maruti Suzuki, the country’s biggest carmaker, has raised serious questions over the price viability of electric vehicles (EVs) and said a small petrol car — that retails for around Rs 5 lakh at present — may cost as much as Rs 12 lakh in the clean-mobility electric version....

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