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Rs 360-cr subsidy given to 285,000 EV buyers under FAME India: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that about 2.85 lakh buyers of electric/hybrid vehicles have been supported by a subsidy of Rs 360 crore under the FAME India Scheme. He said that the benefit of incentives to buyers of mild hybrid vehicles under Faster...

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For the first time, Assam capital gets electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

In line with the state government's vision to make Assam a pollution free state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday flagged off 15 electric buses which were introduced under Assam State Transport Corporation in the city. The new buses procured under ''Faster...

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FAME-II: Stricter norms lead to slump of electric vehicle sales in H1

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Hit by stringent compliance norms, only around 3,000 electric two-wheelers were registered and sold under the government's subsidy programme – FAME-II scheme – in the first six months (April-September) against over 75,000 units registered last year, people aware of the matter...

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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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Delhi government floats tenders for 375 e-buses under two clusters

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

Delhi government on Sunday floated global tenders for engagement of 375 electric buses under two clusters. This is the first phase of the total 1,000 buses the government plans to induct and the...

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