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Telangana working on EV policies: Jayesh Ranjan

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary to government, Department of Industries and Commerce and Information Technology, said that Telangana is one of the first 10 States in India working on policies for cent percent adoption of electric vehicles (EV) for public transport. “This...

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100 electric buses to hit Jaipur roads by January

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

Here is good news for the commuters traveling within the city limits of Jaipur. The Jaipur City Transport Servies Limited (JCTSL) is all set to replace 100 of buses, including 70 buses which are in poor condition, with electric buses. As the financial bid for the buses is...

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Delhi govt manages over 800 private buses against target of 2k for odd-even scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

The Delhi government's plan of hiring 2,000 private buses to boost the public transport system bore partial success as only 800 vehicles were registered by late Sunday evening, a day before the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme comes into force. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal...

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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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India embarks on cleaner rides with all-electric taxis

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

Among the thousands of cabs that weave their way through the congested morning traffic in the capital New Delhi and surrounding business hubs, a white and blue cab with the words "electric vehicle" catches the eye. In a city where app-based cabs are booming due to poor public...

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Second phase of FAME to focus on electrification of public transport: Govt

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

The second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the...

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Ola betting big on two, three-wheelers for its electric mobility drive: Official

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2019

Expecting rapid adoption of four-wheeler electric vehicles at a mass scale to take time, ride-hailing firm Ola is betting big on two and three-wheelers for its electric mobility drive, according...

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Mahindra to Deploy 50 Electric Vehicles in India on Uber Platform

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra announced the deployment of 50 of its Electric Vehicles (EVs) to Uber, an on-demand ride-sharing company, to provide zero emission mobility here. Earlier,...

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Public Transport Permit Mandatory for Electric 3W, 4W to Avail FAME-II SOPS: Govt

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

Starting April 1, electric three and four wheelers will need a valid permit from government agency stating that the vehicle will be used only for public transport purposes to avail incentives...

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E-rickshaws 'low hanging fruit' that hasten EVs adoption in India: Deloitte

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

Electric three-wheelers could be the "low hanging fruit" that can accelerate faster adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India due to their "unparalleled relevance" in first and last mile...

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