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Future is green: 2020 may see re-birth of electric vehicles, say experts

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 30, 2019

The year 2019 was a mix of ups and downs for the electric vehicle (EV) sales in the country. The coming year is expected to be better, with the entry of more electric cars and Chinese entities’ entry, bringing down the average cost. The second phase of the Rs 10,000-crore...

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"FAME II is an opportunity for India to prove that our EV technology is truly global and to become a global hub for development of electric vehicles"

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Mahesh Babu, CEO of Mahindra Electric, shares his thoughts on key challenges and opportunities that the automobile industry in India...

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Ministries, PSUs, power firms gear up to charge India's electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 23, 2019

At least half-a-dozen public sector firms, the railways and various ministries are in the process of creating infrastructure and manufacturing components for electric vehicles (EVs)....

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SBI offers 20 bps discount on electric vehicle loans

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 23, 2019

In a bid to boost volumes for the struggling electric vehicles segment, State Bank of India Monday launched a discounted loan for buyers of such vehicles pricing 20 basis points lower than its...

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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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Pan-India clean air programme set to roll out with Rs 300 crore initial support and a mid-term

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2018

The Centre has earmarked Rs 300 crore for implementation of the upcoming National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) for financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20. Overall cost of taking multiple air pollution...

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