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Okaya installs over 500 EV charging solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 2, 2020

Energy storage solution provider Okaya on Sunday said it has augmented charging infrastructure in the country and has so far installed over 500 chargers for electric vehicles across the country...

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Electric vehicle charge network ChargePoint bags $127 mln from investors

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2020

ChargePoint, one of the world's oldest and largest electric vehicle charging networks, has closed on a $127 million...

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New York to invest $750 million to expand electric vehicle infrastructure

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced an investment program that would allocate $750 million to build...

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Will Capping Public Charging Costs For EVs Boost Green Mobility Adoption?

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

One of the biggest drawbacks in the adoption of electric vehicles in India is the lack of charging access as well as the high cost of electricity for many average consumers. In a bid to shake off these issues, the power ministry has capped the ‘per unit cost’ of electricity...

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Avis India Partners With quikk India for Electric Vehicle Fleet

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

Avis India has announced that it has formed a partnership with quikk India on February 17, 2019, to offer corporate electric mobility services which will include an EV fleet and access to robust charging infrastructure. As the company claims, under the partnership, Avis India...

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Piaggio launches three-wheeler EV at ₹1.97 lakh

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2019

Italian auto maker Piaggio on Wednesday forayed into the electric vehicle segment in India with the launch of its three-wheeler ‘Ape E-City’ that is priced at ₹1.97 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has tied up with Chetan Maini-led Sun Mobility for battery and charging...

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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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Electric mobility in India needs a common framework, says report

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

Even as more states are framing policies to promote electric mobility, the need is to develop a common framework for consistency and to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). Rather than only a collection of incentives, goes a report from the World Economic Forum (...

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Costs, charging infrastructure making it difficult for EV as a good value proposition: Maruti Suzuki

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

Maruti Suzuki India, which plans to launch is first electric vehicle (EV) in the country next year, is finding cost of EVs to be prohibitive for mass adoption besides charging infrastructure proving to be a big issue, according to a senior company official. Having commenced a...

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Plan to launch EV in India by 2022 but ecosystem is a must: Renault

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

French auto major Renault on August 28 said it will bring electric vehicle (EV) in India by 2022 but wants the government to aggressively develop ecosystem "before any forced" launches in the country. Stating that India is still not equipped with the ecosytstem for EVs,...

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