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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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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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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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Delhi: E-vehicles to have fixed parking spots

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2019

NEW DELHI: To make electric vehicles popular, the municipal corporations are now mulling over reserving spots and setting up charging stations in parking lots. South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) would be reserving five spots for electric vehicles in each of its parking...

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BP-RIL JV may roll out charging networks for electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

New Delhi: Attracted by India’s electric vehicle (EV) mobility play, the BP’s group joint venture (JV) with Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) may roll out charging networks across the country in the future, according to a top executive. This comes in the backdrop of RIL and BP JV...

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Karnataka boards the bus for EV journey; 112 charging points by October-end, Rs 1 lakh subsidy for electric autos

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Two years after the government introduced an e-vehicle policy to promote battery-run vehicles, the state is finally setting up the infrastructure required. It is also pushing to convert existing autorickshaws to go electric. While Bescom’s 112 charging points will be...

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EESL inks pact with BSNL

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of four National Public Sector Enterprises under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with BSNL (Punjab Telecom Circle), to install 100 public charging stations to...

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