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Himachal aims 100 pc transition to e-vehicles by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

Himachal Pradesh is aiming to achieve 100 per cent transition to electric vehicles by 2030 in alignment with the United Nation’s sustainable development goals, an official said on Wednesday. A meeting to frame the draft for the Himachal Pradesh Electric Vehicle Policy 2019...

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2024 target: Delhi needs 5 lakh new electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

To meet Delhi’s draft electric vehicle policy target of 25% share for electric vehicles (EVs) in new registrations by 2024, Delhi will need to register approximately five lakh new EVs in the next five years, a new report says. The report titled ‘Accelerating Delhi’s Mobility...

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UP: Electric buses for four more cities

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

The plan to operate electric buses in the state just got bigger with 15 cities set to get green wheels instead of the initial 11. The state government - under its Electric Vehicle Manufacturing and Mobility Policy, 2019 - will operate the buses in Gorakhpur, Shahjahanpur,...

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Delhi CM meets experts to discuss action for combating winter air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Environmental experts met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday and supported the Delhi government's odd-even scheme as an "emergency" measure to bring down air pollution levels in winters, an official statement said. They discussed with the chief minister an action plan...

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EV Charging Stations setup by BHEL on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is setting up a network of solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. Five charging stations in the series were inaugurated by Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public...

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Palaniswami to flag off TN’s e-buses for public transport

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

In his budget speech this year, Tamil Nadu finance minister O Panneerselvam said the state has signed a declaration with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group for it’s electric journey, besides...

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West Bengal planning to introduce policy for EV charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

West Bengal Urban Development Ministry is planning to introduce policy for electric vehicle charging stations. West Bengal government is also planning to introduce 500 electric buses under the...

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NITI Aayog at the forefront of Centre's move to promote electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

The Centre’s primary think tank NITI Aayog has been at the receiving end, mostly on issues linked to electric vehicles (EVs), over the last few days. If Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on...

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Tamil Nadu electric vehicle policy draft may have sops for early adopters

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2019

Tamil Nadu plans to offer a raft of incentives and special sops for 3-5 years to attract electric vehicle manufacturers and allied industries to complement the central government push to 100% EV...

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Green move: Charging e-vehicles now cheaper in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

With an eye on pollution-free transportation, Delhi Electricity Regularity Commission (DERC) has reduced the rates for charging stations of e-rickshaws and other electric vehicles. Low-tension e...

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