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Centre to increase EV charging points with German fund

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2019

With German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday pledging to invest 1 billion euros over next five years on environmentally friendly urban mobility in India, the Central government is planning to use a major part of the fund to increase the number of charging points for...

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Highrises, malls may have to provide EV-charging facilities

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

Based on a request from Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom), Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) will soon issue a notification to make it mandatory for all upcoming highrises, shopping malls and apartment complexes to provide provision for dedicated...

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Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV launch delayed

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

It is common knowledge that Maruti Suzuki is working towards making its debut in the electric vehicle (EV) segment in India with an electrified version of the Wagon R, initially slated to be introduced next year. However, during a recent press conference for the announcement...

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Pune’s public transport keeps pace with changing times

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Electric buses, CNG buses for dedicated BRTS corridors, free tickets for women on one day each month, generation of additional revenue through advertisements and other strategies are helping the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited keep pace with the changing public...

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BESCOM will charge you for charging e-vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

It’s bad enough when your phone runs out of charge but it’s worse when your Electric Vehicle (EV) is down to low charge. Well, there’s no need to panic if you left home without charging your EV because in less than a month’s time, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company...

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Big drive for e-vehicles: Kerala government offices turn charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

In a practical step that is bound to encourage a lot of people to shift to less polluting and energy efficient electric vehicles, the state government is planning to install charging facilities on the premises of government offices that face highways and arterial roads. On...

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Tata Motors bags order for 300 electric buses: To be deployed at Ahmedabad’s BRTS corridor

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

Tata Motors flagged off its first electric bus in Lucknow in February this year and now it has bagged the order for 300 electric buses from Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd. This will be the largest e-bus contract ever to be awarded to an OEM in the country. After having delivered over...

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Chennai Gets Charged Up With Ather e-Scooters

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Electric mobility is spreading fast, and the latest manifestation of this is the first batch of Ather Energy’s 450 e-scooter being delivered to customers in Chennai. The Bengaluru-based manufacturer will be delivering nearly 100 scooters this week. The company will also be...

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Delhi Metro Stations Will Soon Get Electric Vehicle Charging Facilities to Boost Last Mile Connectivity: LG

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Anil Baijal, Lt. Governor of Delhi chaired a meeting recently to review the progress of implementation of Multi-Modal Integration (MMI) plans on DMRC metro stations. The meeting was attended by Secretary-cum-Commissioner (Transport), GNCTD; Spl. Commissioner of Police (...

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City to get 32 charging stations for e-vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

With an aim to promote to e-mobility in the district, 32 charging stations for electric vehicles will be installed in Thiruvananthapuram. The government has accorded administrative sanction for the project taken up as part of its electric vehicle policy. As per the policy,...

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