India Allocated Rs 5.2cr To Subsidize 11.53 lakh Electric Vehicles: Govt

Latest data from the Ministry of Heavy Industries claimed that the Union government allocated a total of Rs 5.2 crore as subsidies to incentive 11.53 lakh electric vehicles (EVs) in the country by the end of December 1, 2023. The information was recently shared by the ministry in a media statement. The ministry said that […]

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Delhi Adds 500 New Electric Buses, Total Numbers Touch 1300

Today, the Delhi government flagged off 500 new electric buses. With the addition of 500 new buses, the total number of electric buses in the national capital touched 1300, the largest number of buses in any city.  Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal attended the flagging-off event of the new […]

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Convergence Energy Services Limited Calls Bus Operators for Supply of 3,600 E-buses

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the selection of bus operator for procurement, supply, operation and maintenance of 3,600 electric buses and development of allied electric and civil infrastructure on Gross Cost Contracting under PM e-Bus Sewa. The online bid submission ends on December 14, 2023. The techno-commercial […]

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Delhi Premium Bus Aggregator Policy Exempts E-Buses From Licence Fee

The Delhi transport department issued its Premium Bus Aggregator Policy to pave the way for pre-booking of buses and aggregation. The new rules will govern the licensing of premium buses and their operation in the territory of Delhi. The notification defined an aggregator as “a digital intermediary or a fleet owner or a marketplace for a […]

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Tata Motors Now Have More Than 600 Operational E-Buses

India’s multinational automotive manufacturing company Tata Motors now has more than 600 operational electric buses plying in the country. The company recently shared the information in its latest investors conference call during the discussion on the Q1 FY24 financial results.  According to the automobile firm, during the Q1 of FY24 itself, the company deployed around […]

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Panchkula Village, Govt Buildings to Get Solar Power Plants

Panchkula in Haryana is moving towards fulfilling its plan of the making city completely solar powered in coming years. The administration has  plans to set up a 2 MW solar power plant on seven acres of land at Naggal village in Barwala. The plant will generate 8,000 units of electricity every day, which will be given […]

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CESL Study On E-Buses Claims Cost Savings Vs CNG, Diesel Buses, Even Without Subsidy

Government-owned entity Convergence Energy Services Ltd CESL, which recently launched India’s largest e-bus tender, has shared a case study on the results of the bidding. This case study, which is based on a thorough market research conducted by CESL, WRI India, the World Bank, and others, highlights the key features of The Grand Challenge, which […]

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AutoNxt Automation Unveils Self-Driven E-Tractor at Chandigarh Electric Vehicle Expo

AutoNxt Automation, which claims to be India’s first electric tractor venture, showcased its self-driving Electric Tractor at Chandigarh Electric Vehicle Expo held recently. PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organized the electric vehicle expo at sector 34 exhibition ground at Chandigarh. The firm will soon launch, what it calls India’s first electric, autonomous (self-driving) […]

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CESL Issues New Tender for 4675 Electric Buses for Rs 5000 Crore

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has announced a second tender for the deployment of electric buses under the National Electric Bus Programme. The number of e-buses sought by CESL in the novel tender is 4,675. CESL has recently concluded a tender for 6,465 electric buses. Previously it had also issued a tender under Grand Challenge […]

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