Electric Vehicles

ICAT and IESA Bring 3rd International EV Conclave

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) are jointly organising the 3rd International EV conclave on Aug 9, 2019. The Electric Vehicle (EV) sector is rising in India and after the sops announced in Budget 2019, it can be a game-changer for the industry. The infrastructure development of (EVs) has […]

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UP Offers 25% Rebate on Land for Setting up EV Charging Points

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give a rebate of 25 percent on the market rate of land for establishing EV charging units. The Uttar Pradesh government announced its decision to give a rebate of 25 percent on the market rate of land for establishing charging units for electric vehicles (EV). The state cabinet chaired by […]

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India Mulls Subsidies for Battery Manufacturing

The government is in the process of zeroing down a direct subsidy plan for battery manufacturing in the country. The government is working on a direct subsidy plan of about Rs 700 crores which will aim to attract Indian as well as foreign firms to play a part in domestic manufacturing of batteries. Benefits such […]

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Tata Motors Betting Big on Electric Vehicles

The automaker has plans to unveil a new electric car this fiscal year. Tata Motors is working on electric vehicles for private buyers and will soon introduce a higher range of the Tigor EV and a new model by the end of this fiscal year, said Shailesh Chandra, president electric mobility business & corporate strategy […]

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Tata Power, Tata Motors to Setup 300 EV Charging Stations in 5 Cities

These charging stations will be installed in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad by the end of the financial year 2020. Tata Group’s two leading arms i.e. electric utility giant Tata Power and automotive manufacturer Tata Motors have entered into a partnership to install 300 fast charging stations across five key cities. These charging stations […]

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Maruti Backs CNG, Hybrid Before Pure EV to Reduce Oil Imports & Pollution

Maruti Suzuki has said that usage of green technologies like CNG and hybrid cars, should be encouraged in order to cut oil imports and reduce air pollution. The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has said that usage of all kinds of green technologies, including CNG and hybrid cars, should be encouraged in order to cut oil […]

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DERC Announces Reduced Tariff for Consumers, EV Charging Stations

Delhi’s power regulator DERC has announced the new electricity tariff for 2019-20, significantly bringing down fixed charges while raising energy charges. Delhi’s power regulator, Delhi Electricity Regularity Commission (DERC) has announced the new electricity tariff for 2019-20, significantly bringing down fixed charges while raising energy charges. Delhi Electricity Regularity Commission (DERC) chairman Justice (retired) S S […]

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5,645 Electric Buses Sanctioned for 65 Cities: Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant has revealed that an inter-ministerial panel has sanctioned 5,645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has revealed that an inter-ministerial panel has sanctioned 5,645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities, a move seen towards environment-friendly mobility. Last week, the GST Council headed by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman decided to cut the tax rates […]

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Will Tax Sops Help in Faster Adoption of Electric Vehicles?

To encourage faster adoption of electric vehicles, the government has now made its intentions clear. It often takes a tax break for an idea to be adopted. And if it is a substantial cut, then greater the force to get it past its inertial state. With the announcement of a cut in GST rates on […]

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