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Success of electric buses touches new heights, 2.14L passengers avail services in 18 months

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The success of electric buses in New Town is going up by leaps and bounds with more than 2.14 lakh passengers availing the services in the past 18 months. Three electric buses were introduced in the township on May 1, 2018. Debashis Sen, chairman of the Housing Infrastructure...

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100% transition to e-vehicles by ’30: CS

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2019

The HP Electric Vehicle Policy-2019 aims at making Himachal a model state for cent percent transition to electric vehicles (EV) by 2030. This will provide sustainable, safe, eco-friendly, inclusive and integrated mobility to the public. The government has also set up a high-...

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Govt softens stance on time frame for transition to electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

The government seems to have softened its stance on the time frame for transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The Ministry of Heavy Industries, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the...

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Four lakh e-vehicles in India, 50% of them in Delhi, UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

Currently there are nearly four lakh registered electric or battery operated vehicles in India and half of them are in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, according to road transport ministry’s data....

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Two-wheeler rental startup Vogo in talks to raise up to $50 million

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 21, 2019

Vogo Automotive Pvt. Ltd, which offers bikes on rent, is in talks to raise $40-50 million as equity to fuel its growth plans, said two people familiar with the matter, requesting anonymity. The...

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Government proposes no registration charges for electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 20, 2019

The government on Wednesday proposed to waive registration charges for electric vehicles to boost adoption of environment-friendly vehicles. The proposal comes at a time when the country plans...

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Ujjivan to finance Kinetic’s electric vehicle

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 13, 2019

UJJIVAN Small Finance Bank has signed an MoU with Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd, the leader in the electric three-wheeler segment, to provide vehicle financing solutions. The...

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CII, SIAM urge government to hold talks before finalizing EV policy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) have urged the Union government to hold wider consultations with the automotive value chain,...

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Modi Government's Big Electric Vehicle Push: All the Cities in India With Electric Bus Service

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

The Narendra Modi led BJP-NDA government is planning to curb the pollution by giving a major push to electric vehicles in India. As per a report on CNBC-TV18, government sources have informed...

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"FAME II is an opportunity for India to prove that our EV technology is truly global and to become a global hub for development of electric vehicles"

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Mahesh Babu, CEO of Mahindra Electric, shares his thoughts on key challenges and opportunities that the automobile industry in India...

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