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Pandemic likely to delay penetration of electric vehicles: Ind-Ra

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to delay the penetration of electric vehicles in India, as low affordability and the government's priority on reviving...

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Ampere ties up with eBikeGO, secures order for 2,000 electric scooters

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2020

Electric vehicle maker Ampere on Thursday announced its tie-up with eBikeGO and secured an order from the e-mobility start-up for supply of 2,000 electric scooters.


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Electric two-wheeler sales decline by 26%, fail to cross 10,000-units mark in last 6 months

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 8, 2020

Electric two-wheeler sales failed to cross even the 10,000-units mark during the April-September period despite the government’s Rs 10,000 crore electric vehicle promotion scheme.

Sales declined by a...

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Bengaluru keen to roll out red carpet for Tesla safari

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 5, 2020

Karnataka has pitched Bengaluru to Tesla, the world’s most valuable carmaker, as a potential location for a Gigafactory where it can manufacture electric cars and batteries, a state government ...

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How Chandigarh promotes electric vehicles: Power tariff reduced for charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 10, 2020

For promoting electric vehicles, Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has introduced single-part tariff for their charging stations. The JERC has removed fixed charges and reduced energy charges from Rs 4 per kilowatt hour (Kwh) to Rs 3.80 per Kwh. The new tariff...

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Tata Power to Expand EV Charger Network to 700 by FY21

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2020

In line with Tata Group’s ambition of expanding into e-mobility space via group companies, utility giant Tata Power on Thursday disclosed its substantial investment plan of expanding its network of smart electric vehicle (EV) charging points to around 700 by FY21. The country...

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Euler Motors raises ₹20 crore as part of Series A funding

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2020

Euler Motors, the automotive technology start-up focused on commercial Electric Vehicles (EVs) said that it has raised INR 20 crore as a part of its ongoing Series A funding led by Inventus Capital India. The other investors in this round include Blume Ventures, Singapore...

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80% vehicles will still run on IC engines by 2030: Bosch Ltd

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2020

Senior executives at Bosch Ltd estimate that 80% or more vehicles sold in India in 2030 will still be powered by the internal combustion engine or ICE technology. The forecast comes in contrast to the government’s ambition, which looks to achieve penetration of electric...

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India's annual EV sales to cross 2 million mark by 2040: BloombergNEF

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2020

The sales of electric vehicle units in India will cross two million mark by 2040 on the back of falling prices of lithium ion batteries over the next decade, according to BloombergNEF. "The cost improvements will help drive annual EV sales to above two million units by 2040,...

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Okaya Joins CharIN EV to Enhance Charging Experience, Promote E-Mobility

By : Sustainability ..., May 12, 2020

With an aim to enhance charging experience and promote electric mobility in the country, Okaya Power Pvt Ltd, an arm of Rs 7 billion Okaya Power Group, has now become a member of the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN E.V.), an open coalition of world-class firms within...

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