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For the first time, Assam capital gets electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

In line with the state government's vision to make Assam a pollution free state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday flagged off 15 electric buses which were introduced under Assam State Transport Corporation in the city. The new buses procured under ''Faster...

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100 more buses needed to expand city bus ops, Metro feeder service

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

With a view to improve public transport system, the programme manager of Aapli Bus — Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd has asked Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s transport department to procure 100 additional buses. Due to inadequate fleet, the NMC is...

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Pune’s public transport keeps pace with changing times

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Electric buses, CNG buses for dedicated BRTS corridors, free tickets for women on one day each month, generation of additional revenue through advertisements and other strategies are helping the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited keep pace with the changing public...

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Tata Motors bags order for 300 electric buses: To be deployed at Ahmedabad’s BRTS corridor

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

Tata Motors flagged off its first electric bus in Lucknow in February this year and now it has bagged the order for 300 electric buses from Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd. This will be the largest e-bus contract ever to be awarded to an OEM in the country. After having delivered over...

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100 e-buses allocated to Vizag

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2019

In a major step towards the eco-friendly public transport system, 100 electric buses have been allocated to the city in the first phase and 350 more would be added to the fleet of Andhra Pradesh State Transport Corporation (APSRTC) subsequently. “The APSRTC will procure 1,000...

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700 Electric Buses To Ply On Uttar Pradesh Roads Under FAME II

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

As part of the second phase of the Centre’s FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India) scheme, under which 5,595 air-conditioned electric buses are to be bought across the country. The Uttar Pradesh has put out bids to buy 700 electric...

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Tamil Nadu unveils a bold Electric Vehicles policy; to run 500 EV buses by 2019-20 end

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

Rolling out a slew of measures to push the idea of Electric Vehicles (EV) in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has released the EV policy intending to attract Rs 50,000 crore worth of investments and create 1.5 lakh new jobs. While building a...

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Delhi Transport Corporation to float tender for 300 e-buses soon

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), is going to float tenders for 300 electric buses very soon. It has received the go-ahead from the Centre to bring the buses under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) II scheme of Government of...

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UP: Electric buses for four more cities

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

The plan to operate electric buses in the state just got bigger with 15 cities set to get green wheels instead of the initial 11. The state government - under its Electric Vehicle Manufacturing and Mobility Policy, 2019 - will operate the buses in Gorakhpur, Shahjahanpur,...

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UP to buy 600 electric buses, targets 10,000 for public transport by 2024

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

In order to accelerate its electric vehicles (EV) roadmap, the Yogi Adityanath government will soon float tenders for the supply of 600 electric buses for public transport across major cities in Uttar Pradesh. The buses are proposed to be deployed in Lucknow, Kanpur,...

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