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UP govt clears plan to induct 700 electric buses in 14 cities across state

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday cleared a proposal for operation of electric buses as part of the public transport system in 14 cities across the state. UP Cabinet Minister Sidharth Nath Singh told reporters here that the electric buses will be inducted to boost...

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Assam tenders for supply of 100 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2019

Under Phase-II of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME II) Scheme, Assam State Transport Corporation has invited proposals from eligible operators and bus manufacturers for supply, operation and maintenance of 100 electric buses in the cities...

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Kinetic Green partners with Autoline Ind to develop e-cycles

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

Pune-based electric vehicle maker Kinetic Green said it has signed a pact with auto component maker Autoline Industries for joint development and marketing of e-cycles. Under the alliance, Autoline will undertake the development of the electric cycle critical assemblies with...

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Yet to float tenders, NMC may lose out on 100 e-buses

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is likely to lose out on central government funded 100 electric buses. Reason: the NMC is yet to begin tender process for acquiring these eco-friendly buses.

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Hero Electric to go ahead with expansion plan amid slowdown

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

Hero Electric has decided to go ahead with its planned investments in capacity expansion programmes despite the prevailing demand slowdown in the domestic market. Managing director Naveen Munjal told ET that although sales of electric two-wheelers were subdued in the first...

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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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BYD-Olectra, Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland in fray to supply, operate 1,200 e-buses

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

BYD-Olectra, Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland and PMI Electro Mobility Solutions are among manufacturers in the fray to supply and operate about 1,200 electric buses for different state departments, people aware of the development have said. State transport utilities have floated,...

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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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Hero Lectro plans full localisation of e-cycles by 1 year

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Hero Cycle's e-bike brand Lecto E-Mobility Solutions plans to start manufacturing all its cycles and their accessories in India within the next one year. Speaking to IANS, Hero Lectro Director Aditya Munjal said that the company is investing on research and development (R...

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