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Andhra Pradesh promotes Electric Vehicles with fiscal sops

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

Andhra Pradesh has set a target of attracting Rs 30,000-crore investment in promoting electric vehicles in the next five years by giving fiscal incentives to carmakers, battery manufacturers,...

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Home ministry plans to drive in electric vehicles, replace diesel

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2018

The Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) is planning to switch to electric vehicles and replace diesel-guzzling vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses, and encourage use of solar and wind energy instead of generators as power backups, senior government officials said....

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Centre proposes charging points for EVs every 3 km

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2018

The government proposes to set up charging stations for electric vehicles every three kilometres in cities with million-plus population and smart cities, and every 50 km on busy national...

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Oil price rise gives EVs a big boost

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2018

The spike in oil prices following US move to impose sanctions on Iran has given new momentum to India’s ambitious e-vehicles programme that aims to reduce oil imports, cut emissions and boost...

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To curb pollution, Telanagana to move to e-vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2018

In order to curb pollution, the Telangana government announced that it will soon introduce electric vehicles in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and Telangana State Road Transport...

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Ghaziabad plans to start electric buses, shortlists four routes

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2018

The private player roped in by the UP government for introducing battery-operated e-buses, conducted a traffic survey on Wednesday and chalked out possible routes. The project is in the nascent...

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Delhi govt to rope in private players to run e-buses

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2018

To carry out its ambitious plan of creating a fleet of 1,000 electric buses, Delhi government is trying to rope in private players who would procure and operate these buses in lieu of the...

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India, Japan to work together for energy security, climate change issues

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2018

India and Japan have agreed to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in energy development space as well as contribute to worldwide energy security and solutions to climate change issues....

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Maruti Suzuki bets big on CNG, hybrid cars

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) plans to go full throttle to develop various kinds of alternate technologies, including CNG powered cars and hybrid vehicles, and not just electric vehicles, a top...

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SMEV, Taiwan council ink pact to strengthen electric vehicle ecosystem

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

With a vision to create a favorable ecosystem for electric mobility between India and Taiwan, the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (...

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