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Economic Survey: Emphasise on EVs, Supporting Policies to Reduce Total Ownership Cost

The country must emphasise on EVs and appropriate policy measures to lower the overall lifetime ownership cost, according to the latest Economic Survey The country must emphasise on electric vehicles (EVs) as these represent the next generation in sustainable mobility and appropriate policy measures are needed to lower the overall lifetime ownership cost to make them […]

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FAME II Scheme Funds 6 EV Charging Infrastructure Projects

FAME II scheme completes funding of 6 Projects to support the creation of charging infrastructure in selected cities and along major highways to address range anxiety among users of electric vehicles Six projects for setting up of EV charging infrastructure have been funded under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles —FAME II […]

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Every lamp post as EV charging point? It’s Happening!

IN the UK, a firm called char.gy has pioneered an Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solution that converts a lamppost to a charging station. India’s quest for green mobility just got a boost with the announcement of the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME-2) scheme early this year. […]

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Kerala Begins Groundwork for Ambitious EV Policy

After announcing its EV policy late last year, the Kerala government has started to take steps in the direction to make the plan a reality. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at the inauguration of a two-day event ‘Evolve: Kerala mobility conference and expo’ announced not only rolling out electric vehicles but under the EV policy […]

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Phase II of FAME will Focus on Electrification of Public Transportation

The second phase of the FAME scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the next three years. The second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the next three years, the Minister of Heavy Industries and […]

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MG and Fortum to set up 50 KW Fast EV Charging Stations

MG Motor India and Fortum have undertaken the first step towards creating EV Fast Charging infrastructure in the country. As part of its commitment towards sustainable mobility, MG Motor India and Fortum Charge & Drive India have undertaken the first step towards creating DC EV Fast Charging infrastructure (50 KW) in the country. The carmaker […]

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Chinese EV Maker NIO Recalls 3,803 Vehicles Over Faulty Battery Issue

China’s Electric carmaker NIO has recalled 4,803 cars after three separate incidents of its cars were involved in fire incidents The Chinese Automaker NIO has recalled 4,803 of it’s flagship electric vehicles following a handful of battery-safety incidents, the State Administration for Market Regulation said in a statement: “The power battery pack used in the vehicle within this […]

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FICCI makes a case for subsidies for battery swapping under FAME 2

The move by the leading industry body FICCI to include battery swapping seems to be a pragmatic response to the likely success of adoption of EV’s in the two-wheeler and three-wheeler segment at least. In an interesting move, industry chamber FICCI has made a call for including the battery swapping model of charging for EV’s […]

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As India’s States Pivot to Electric Buses, Challenges Surface

In just the past two months, announcements have been made for over 2000 electric buses from states across India, be it Delhi, Kashmir, Maharashtra or Punjab. It is important that local state transport authorities realise that an electric bus purchase is much more than just buying a bus that runs on electricity. Earlier this week, […]

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