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Goa: Govt rolls up its sleeves to boost use of electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 16, 2020

The state is hoping to set an example for the rest of the nation by emerging as a frontrunner in electric vehicle standards. To accomplish this, it has some ambitious plans. By 2020, 30% of vehicles registered annually will be electric and by 2025, there will be 10,000 direct...

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‘India needs a cohesive policy for e-vehicle push’

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

Auto industry veteran V. Sumantran said the country needed a more cohesive policy than ‘Make in India’ in its push towards electrification of vehicles and to compete with China. “In the push towards electric vehicles, most automakers are outsourcing critical systems like...

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SIAM, SMEV welcome electric vehicle policy of Delhi govt

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

Auto industry body SIAM on Tuesday said the electric vehicle policy announced by the Delhi government would help encourage consumers to adopt electric vehicles. Some of the welcome announcements in the policy include measures which would make electric vehicles affordable and...

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Delhi cabinet approves policy on electric vehicles to curb pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2019

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government on Monday approved a policy on electric vehicles (EVs) with a focus on two-wheelers, shared transport vehicles, and commercial vehicles to lead the change to electric mobility, at a time when the state is grappling with severe...

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Rising pollution in HP: Oppn, govt on the same page

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

Raising the issue of rising pollution levels and climate change in the winter session of Himachal assembly, Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh sought the use of government vehicles in carpooling, introduction of electric vehicles and improvement in public transport in order to...

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Telangana working on EV policies: Jayesh Ranjan

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary to government, Department of Industries and Commerce and Information Technology, said that Telangana is one of the first 10 States in India working on policies for cent percent adoption of electric vehicles (EV) for public transport. “This...

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TN’s electric vehicle policy attracts global player, MoU likely to be signed

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Tamil Nadu’s electric vehicle policy has attracted global players including those from China, and the state government is likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding soon. About nine new MoUs with various companies, including BYD China, would be signed as part of the...

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In battle to curb pollution, Delhi awaits EV policy

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2019

As the Delhi government has re-introduced the odd-even scheme to curb air pollution, the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, 2018 awaits to be notified even after close to a year since it was drafted. While the government said it is working on details of the drafts, the...

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Chandigarh draft policy pushes for electric vehicles, lists subsidy, free parking

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

The UT Administration is trying hard to push electric vehicles in the city. For this, according to the draft policy, they have put forth several points in its policy in order to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Speaking to Chandigarh Newsline, UT Adviser Manoj...

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UT readies to give a big push to electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

Replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric vehicles is the main focus of the UT Administration in the next 10 years as it has prepared a draft electric vehicle policy. In the draft policy, many incentives, including waiving road tax and registration charges on...

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