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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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EV adoption: Limited range and charging infrastructure remain significant barriers, says Lux Research

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

Many consumers cite concerns over limited range and charging infrastructure as key reasons to not consider electric vehicles, according to US-based technology research and advisory firm Lux Research. There is a fear among consumers that an electric vehicle (EV) won’t have...

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EESL and United Nations complete e-mobility project in India

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

Indian government agency Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has announced the completion of a year-long initiative designed to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in Uttar Pradesh. The ‘Support E-Mobility in India – Uttar Pradesh’ project was conducted in...

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Eyeing leadership position in electric vehicle segment, says Tata Motors

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

Tata Motors aims to establish itself as the leader in the electric vehicle (EV) market in the country as it looks to roll out new products for both private and fleet segments, a senior company official said. The company, which sells its Tigor EV primarily to fleet customers,...

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Ideaspring Capital, Rebright Partners and ABB Technology Ventures invest in Numocity

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2020

Numocity Technologies, a tech startup focused on providing digital solutions for electric mobility infrastructure raised an undisclosed amount from Ideaspring Capital, Rebright Partners and ABB Technology Ventures, informed the company in a release. Numocity has an end-to-end...

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EESL inks pact with Baghirathi Sustainability India to promote EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2019

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Thursday said it has inked a pact with Baghirathi Sustainability India to promote e-mobility in private and government agencies in the country. EESL has signed a memorandum of understanding with Baghirathi Sustainability...

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100% Confident: In Nitin Gadkari’s Push for Electric Vehicle Adoption, a Promise of Crores of Jobs

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 11, 2019

Touting India’s huge potential in taking the lead in electric mobility, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the adoption of electric vehicles would help reduce the government’s import bill substantially which in turn will help create “crores of...

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Long-term planning is needed to make power grids ready for EV load: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

When electric vehicles (EVs) become a favoured transportation option for Indians, policy makers need to think about the ecosystem it will require, and it is much more than just planning for charging stations. One factor least talked about, or planned for, in the penetration...

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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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