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State RTC asked to drop move to induct eco friendly buses

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

The Judicial Preview Commission of the Andhra Pradesh government has asked the State Road Transport Corporation to drop the move to induct eco-friendly electric buses into its fleet and suggested purchase of new diesel buses to replace the aged vehicles. It also said there...

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Ather Energy to set up EV, lithium-ion battery plant in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Ather Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tamil Nadu government to set up an electric vehicle and lithium ion battery manufacturing facility in Hosur, which is close to Bengaluru. The new facility will come up in an area of 400,000 sq ft. Ather Energy has...

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Bajaj Auto invests $8 million in e-bicycle sharing platform Yulu

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

Bajaj Auto Ltd, India’s second largest motorcycle manufacturer, will invest in Bengaluru-based cycle sharing platform Yulu, which offers electric cycles and bicycles on hire for last-mile commute.

This comes in the...

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Metro wants 15,000 e-autos for last-mile, has approached SC

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) approached the Supreme Court, seeking a relaxation of the cap on the number of three-wheeler permits in the capital, as the Metro plans to induct at least 15,000 electric autorickshaws in its feeder fleet to boost last-mile connectivity...

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Stakeholders From The Automobile Sector To Gather In Delhi To Discuss India'S Ev Strategy

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2019

Since the announcement of the FAME India Scheme, the Indian government's ambitious plan to phase-out combustion vehicles in the country is becoming a reality. According to a survey conducted by the Economic Times in May 2019, 90% of car owners in India are willing to switch...

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India's e-car plan has just one, but potentially debilitating flaw

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Dirty air has finally become an issue in Indian election manifestos, along with perennial subjects such as temple-building and farmers’ incomes. That shouldn’t be a surprise: Even politicians...

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Hyundai EVs for ride-hailing companies may be rolled out from 2021

By : Sustainability ..., May 2, 2019

Hyundai Motor Group plans to make Ola Cabs, India’s largest cab aggregator, the test bed for a new range of affordable electric vehicles slated for introduction around 2021, said two people aware of the development, requesting anonymity. Hyundai...

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The government okays 5-year plan for 'phased manufacturing' of EV batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The government on Thursday announced a plan to set up a National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage to "drive clean, connected and shared mobility" initiatives. The mission...

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BHEL installs first solar EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2019

State-owned engineering and manufacturing giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) today announced it has installed the first solar electric vehicle (EV) charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh...

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Include solar and electric boats under FAME, says head of country’s first solar ferry firm

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2019

The government should add solar and electric boats under the Faster Adoption and Manufacture of Electric Vehicles (FAME) policy in the upcoming Budget 2019, said Sandith Thandasherry, founder and chief executive officer, NavAlt Solar & Electric Boats, the company that...

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