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India's new mobility market expected to touch $90 bn by 2030: Data

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

India's new mobility market is expected to touch $90 billion by 2030. While revenue from the taxi cluster is expected to exceed $61 billion by the time, revenue from ride hailing is expected to hit $43.3 billion by 2025. Data from Frost & Sullivan comes at a time when the...

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BP-RIL JV may roll out charging networks for electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

New Delhi: Attracted by India’s electric vehicle (EV) mobility play, the BP’s group joint venture (JV) with Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) may roll out charging networks across the country in the future, according to a top executive. This comes in the backdrop of RIL and BP JV...

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Karnataka boards the bus for EV journey; 112 charging points by October-end, Rs 1 lakh subsidy for electric autos

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Two years after the government introduced an e-vehicle policy to promote battery-run vehicles, the state is finally setting up the infrastructure required. It is also pushing to convert existing autorickshaws to go electric. While Bescom’s 112 charging points will be...

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IIT-Guwahati builds AI tool to help boost EV motor designing

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart engineer, an engineering system design tool, in collaboration with IBM to help rapidly create experts in electric vehicle (EV) motor designing in the country. IIT-G on...

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Power ministry issues revised norms for EV charging infra to boost e-mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

To promote electric vehicles (EV), Power Minister R K Singh on Friday approved amendments in guidelines and specifications for charging infrastructure. These revised guidelines and specifications shall supersede the earlier guidelines and standards issued by the Ministry of...

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India has potential to become one of the largest electric vehicles markets: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

India has the potential to become one of the largest electric vehicles (EVs) markets in the world, with the government pushing for the segment in order to curb pollution and reduce reliance on import-dependent fossil fuel, says a report. However, the uptake of EVs has been...

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Picking Up The Pace – India Inc. Accelerates The Electric Mobility Transition

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

Electric mobility has attracted the attention of Indian leaders, policy makers and vehicle manufacturers as an opportunity to accelerate a low-carbon transition for transport in the country. Electric powered vehicles got another push from the recent Union budget of India,...

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241 electric vehicles charging stations in city, suburbs for Rs 125 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2019

The state government is ready with a plan of setting up 241 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, the project cost for which has been pegged at Rs 125 crore. The authorities are making this move because of a rising fossil fuel prices and...

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Kerala to phase out 3-wheelers by 2021 to introduce e-autos

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2019

Kerala has set April 2021 as deadline for phasing out three wheelers of 15 years off the roads, as part of the government's ambitious plan of introducing two lakh electric two wheelers and 50,000 three wheelers by 2020, said KR Jyothilal, Principal Secretary (Transport &...

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari: ‘Waste To Energy Is Our Future’ At Conclave On Energy Efficiency In MSME

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Bureau of Energy is organising “National Conclave on Enhancing Energy Efficiency in MSME sector”. The two day conclave cum exhibition commenced on 23 September. On the first day, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was the chief guest for the event and inaugurated the conclave along...

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