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Shift to EVs will be gradual; may account for 25-30% of vehicles by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2019

The transformation from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles would be gradual, said J Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu Transport Secretary. “Electric vehicles would probably account for 25-30 per cent of the total vehicle population by 2030.” he said Speaking at an event...

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Bengal gets proposal for 800 MW solar power project: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

West Bengal has received a proposal for 800 megawatt (MW) solar power project with an estimated investment of ₹3,000 crore from a private investor, a state minister said on Saturday. Power...

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5,645 electric buses sanctioned for 65 cities: NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

According to NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog an Inter-Ministerial Panel has sanctioned 5645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities and for inter-city operations to 8...

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J-K: 20 electric buses flagged off in Srinagar under FAME India scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik and Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Arvind Sawant on Friday flagged off 20 electric buses in Srinagar under the FAME India (...

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Budget 2019 likely to drive-in enhanced sops for EV manufacturing

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

Electric vehicle manufacturing is likely to get a boost from the full Budget 2019-20. According to highly-placed sources, tax incentives and other sops might be given to the industry for...

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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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All you wanted to know about CAFE regulations

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

Vehicular pollution is occupying centre-stage again. While the government is looking to advance the 2030 deadline for Indian manufacturers to switch over to electric vehicles in segments such as...

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Okinawa announces 24x7 Road Side Assistance for its electric scooters

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

Under the program, customers can avail three free RSA services. Among the three free services under RSA, customers can use two free towing services. The RSA program will also address issues like...

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Ampere Zeal Electric Scooter Launched With Rs 18,000 Subsidy Under FAME II

By : Sustainability ..., May 30, 2019

Ampere Vehicles has announced the latest entrant in the Indian electric mobility scenario, a new electric scooter named Zeal. With the Zeal, the e-mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton, an...

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Sales volume of EVs important than subsidy for localisation of parts: Maruti MD Kenichi Ayukawa

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

Sales volume of electric vehicles is more important than subsidy for localisation of parts and the automobile industry must find ways on how to generate demand across segments, Maruti Suzuki...

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