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Stakeholders From The Automobile Sector To Gather In Delhi To Discuss India'S Ev Strategy

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2019

Since the announcement of the FAME India Scheme, the Indian government's ambitious plan to phase-out combustion vehicles in the country is becoming a reality. According to a survey conducted by the Economic Times in May 2019, 90% of car owners in India are willing to switch...

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India's e-car plan has just one, but potentially debilitating flaw

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Dirty air has finally become an issue in Indian election manifestos, along with perennial subjects such as temple-building and farmers’ incomes. That shouldn’t be a surprise: Even politicians...

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Hyundai EVs for ride-hailing companies may be rolled out from 2021

By : Sustainability ..., May 2, 2019

Hyundai Motor Group plans to make Ola Cabs, India’s largest cab aggregator, the test bed for a new range of affordable electric vehicles slated for introduction around 2021, said two people aware of the development, requesting anonymity. Hyundai...

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The government okays 5-year plan for 'phased manufacturing' of EV batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The government on Thursday announced a plan to set up a National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage to "drive clean, connected and shared mobility" initiatives. The mission...

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BHEL installs first solar EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2019

State-owned engineering and manufacturing giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) today announced it has installed the first solar electric vehicle (EV) charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh...

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Include solar and electric boats under FAME, says head of country’s first solar ferry firm

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2019

The government should add solar and electric boats under the Faster Adoption and Manufacture of Electric Vehicles (FAME) policy in the upcoming Budget 2019, said Sandith Thandasherry, founder and chief executive officer, NavAlt Solar & Electric Boats, the company that...

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SMEV Seeks Rs 20,000 Crore to promote electric vehicles in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2019

Electric vehicle (EV) makers' body SMEV sought an allocation of Rs 20,000 crore in the next two years for promoting EVs in the country and also urged the government to impose a "notional green cess" on conventional vehicles...

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BHEL to set up solar electric vehicle chargers along Delhi-Chandigarh highway

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 18, 2019

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), the country's largest power equipment manufacturer, today said it will set up a network of solar-based electric vehicle chargers (SEVC) over the entire...

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NITI Aayog in the driver’s seat for ambitious EV rollout plan

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2018

NITI Aayog, the government’s apex policy think tank, has been tasked with rolling out an ambitious electric vehicle (EV) plan, pushing the department of heavy industries (DHI) into a tertiary...

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