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REIL, EESL bag big chunk of orders for EV charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

State-owned Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Ltd (REIL) and Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) have bagged a significant chunk of orders for setting up more than 2,500 e-vehicle charging stations in about 90 cities across the country. No private sector company has...

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Chennai misses out on electric buses in first phase of roll-out

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

The city will have to wait for an electric bus fleet even as six other cities are set to get 525 electric buses in the first phase of the roll-out. The State Transport Department has floated tenders and is waiting to finalise and award the contract soon for purchasing the 525...

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Electric Vehicles will account for over a half of all passenger vehicle sales by 2040

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

Around 57 per cent of all global passenger vehicle sales, and over 30 per cent of the passenger vehicle fleet, will be electric by 2040, according to the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The BNEF Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019 expects annual passenger EV sales to rise to...

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Srinagar gets first fleet of 20 electric buses, to be launched today

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

Aiming to reduce pollution level, the Srinagar city has got a fleet of 20 electric buses, to be launched for public service on Monday, July 8. The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport...

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Govt mulling ban on petrol, CNG two- and three-wheelers: Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

The government is mulling a ban on all petrol and CNG-operated two and three wheelers by 2025 to promote electric vehicles. “NITI Aayog, in its meeting held on May 14, 2019 regarding national...

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Cabinet may soon consider FAME-II scheme with Rs 9,381 cr outlay

By : sustainabilityo..., May 14, 2018

The second phase of the scheme will be restricted to new energy vehicles used for public transport, commercial purposes and high-speed two-wheelers, officials said.
The Union Cabinet  may...

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Government extends phase-I of FAME India scheme for six months

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

The central government said that it has extended the phase-1 of FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles) India scheme for a further period of six months up to...

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Karnataka govt to obtain electric vehicles under FAME-India scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2018

Karnataka government has said it would be obtaining electric vehicles under the Centre's FAME-India scheme. 


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Indian Government Withdraws FAME Subsidies For Mild Hybrids

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 3, 2017

The Central Government has effectively withdrawn the subsidies that have been provided to mild hybrid diesel cars under the FAME scheme. The FAME or ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid...

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