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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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Electric buses to Rohtang from June 3

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2019

Two electric buses will ply from Manali for Rohtang Pass from June 3. Revealing this, Kullu HRTC Regional Manager DK Narang said that more electric buses would be added after the parking space...

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Kerala: State road transport utility to get 1,500 electric buses on lease

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

Switching over to a more eco-friendly option, Kerala state road transport corporation (KSRTC) will soon induct 1,500 electric buses in its fleet. A total of 500 electric buses will be allotted...

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US Clean Energy Cooperation in Asia

By : Sustainability ..., May 8, 2019

Energy demand in Asia will continue to climb in the coming decades, which will have critical economic, climate, and geostrategic implications for the United States. Over the next 20 years, India and Southeast Asia are expected to record the world’s highest carbon dioxide...

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Delhi government floats tenders for 375 e-buses under two clusters

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

Delhi government on Sunday floated global tenders for engagement of 375 electric buses under two clusters. This is the first phase of the total 1,000 buses the government plans to induct and the...

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Government notifies phased import duty hike on electric PV parts, lithium-ion cells

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

The government has notified phased increase in basic customs duty on parts of electric passenger vehicles to be assembled in India to 15 per cent from April 2020...

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In a first, Delhi Cabinet approves rolling out 1,000 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

In a major move to fight air pollution, the Delhi Cabinet on Saturday approved 1,000 Low Floor Electric Buses for the national capital, claiming to be the first Indian city to have such a large...

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Cabinet likely to clear Rs 10,000 crore FAME II scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019

The Union Cabinet is likely to clear on Thursday a Rs 10,000-crore programme under the FAME-II scheme for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles, according to official sources....

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Half the govt vehicles in Bengaluru to be electric by 2019 end: George

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

About half the government-run vehicles in the city will be converted to electric by 2019 end, said state minister for large and medium scale industries KJ George here on Tuesday. ...

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