Electric Vehicles

Maharashtra Eyes Rs 25,000 Cr Investment in EV Segment

Moreover, EESL will provide 1,000 such vehicles in phased manner on rent. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has said that the state government has adopted a policy to promote electric vehicles (EV) and mulls to bring Rs 25,000 crore investment for their manufacturing. Fadnavis further said that its government is encouraging use of electric vehicles through […]

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UK Commits $208 mn for Electric, Hybrid Vehicles

The fund is to be used for the research and development of electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as well as battery technology in UK. Speaking at the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Summit in Birmingham, PM Theresa May has granted a package of USD 208 million for the research and development of electric and hydrogen fuel […]

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Network of Electric Vehicles Charging Stations Across Cities, Highways

In a bid to promote the use of electric vehicles, the ministry has procured Electric Vehicles for some of its officials. Taking another step towards the use of electric vehicles in the country, Power Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla stated in a curtain-raiser press conference of first Global Mobility Summit ‘MOVE’  that government is considering setting […]

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NTPC Launches its 1st EV Charging Station in Vishakhapatnam

NTPC powered EV charging station has been designed by its In-house NTPC engineering team at Simhadri. In line with Government of India’s plans to switch to electric vehicles mobility, NTPC, India’s largest power generating company, initiates its first Electric Vehicle EV Charging Station in Simhadri, Vishakhapatnam. Moreover, NTPC is fully aligned for promoting clean energy […]

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PM Modi to Launch FAME India II on September 7

The 1st phase of FAME India scheme came into effect on 1st April 2015 in order to incentivize the mass adoption of electric/hybrid vehicles and to support hybrid/electric vehicles market development and manufacturing eco-system. Enhancing India’s approach towards the use of hybrid and electric vehicles, PM Narendra Modi will launch the 2nd phase of FAME […]

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Gov’t Mulls to Subsidize EV Charging Infrastructure: Power Secretary

The government is expected to bring in thoughtful methods to feasibly produce chargers and stations and whether it needs subsidy. Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) would have expected delay but not deaf ears of the power ministry as it had asked a month ago that Electric Vehicle (EV) subsidy should be connected to […]

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GAIL Seeks Shareowners’ Nod to Make Solar Power Plants

GAIL has sought a nod to play an investor in start-ups and as a developer, in the prolific solar energy market. In order to diversify its portfolio beyond gas and petrochemicals, India’s largest natural gas processing and distribution company, Gas Authority of India (GAIL) has sought its shareholders’ permission to amplify its work profile beyond […]

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E.ON launches ‘Fix and Drive’ Tariff for EVs

The consumers have to sign up with the company to avail the offer of a fixed unit price for which they will have to undertake free driving miles per year. Germany based leading electric utility service provider, E.ON has launched a rewarding tariff for the electric vehicle (EV) owners. The consumers have to sign up […]

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EVs and Self-driving Cars Soon to Ply on Dubai Streets

The strategy involves both short-term plans and ‘urgent steps’ to be taken over the next 12 months, as well as long-term plans that look forward up to the year 2040. Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has approved new testing standards for electric, hybrid and self-driving vehicles in order to contribute in the development of […]

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