EV Adoption

NHAI To Install EV Charging Stations Along National Highways

The National Highway Authority of India is planning to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations along the country’s national highways.  As India has already set its targets of achieving 70% of all commercial cars, 30% of private cars, 40% of buses, 80% of two-wheeler, and three-wheeler sales to be electric by 2030.   To boost the […]

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Prevail Electric Launches 3 Electric Scooters Starting From Rs. 89,999

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, Prevail Electric, an automotive solution providing startup, is gearing up to launch three premium model electric scooters– Elite, Finesse, and Wolfury.  Prevail is bringing three electric scooters at different prices with different features. The most affordable one is Wolfury, priced at Rs. 89,999. This electric scooter can offer a top speed of 50 […]

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COGOS Expands Its Fleet with 2500 New Electric Vehicles

In an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of its fleet and to achieve sustainable growth, Bangalore-based COGOS, the end-to-end enterprise logistics company has announced to expand its fleet by 2500 electric vehicles (EVs). The company will expand across major cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, and Gujarat, and later in Maharashtra and Tamilnadu. This fleet […]

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TERI Launches Coalition to Decarbonize Urban Freight in India

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today launched the Sustainable Urban Freight Coalition (SUFC), a consortium of public and private stakeholders of urban freight in India to bring together industry, academia, and civil society for Sustainable Urban Freight (SUF) practices. The Sustainable Urban Freight Coalition (SUFC) aims to promote and achieve sustainability in the sector […]

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Electric Bus Market to Grow at 13.9% CAGR Through Policies & Incentives

The worldwide shift towards sustainable mobility has compelled the governments to bring green policies to eliminate carbon emissions and incentivize electric vehicles (EVs) for faster adoption all across the world.  A recent analysis by Frost & Sullivan finds that the growing adoption of electric transit buses, driven by pro-green government policies, has enabled global sourcing […]

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MoRTH Proposes Exempting EVs from Registration and Renewal Fees

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), in its ongoing efforts to support the EV ecosystem, has proposed some new steps. This time, MoRTH has issued a draft notification proposing the exemption of battery-operated vehicles i.e. EVs from the registration fee and its renewal charges. MoRTH issued this amendment in a statement, “Provided further […]

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Rapido To Launch ‘Rapido EV’ E-bike Taxi Services, Partners with Zypp Electric

Rapido, one of India’s first and fastest-growing Bike taxi apps has announced that it is going to launch an electric bike (e-bike) taxi service, under a partnership with Zypp Electric, a last-mile delivery provider. The new E-taxi will be called ‘Rapido EV’, which will be starting from March 2021 in Delhi and the National Capital […]

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EV Charging Stations Must For New Houses in Chandigarh: UT Administration

The Administration of UT Chandigarh has been planning to build framing guidelines for installing the electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at every new house to be built in an area of 605 square yards or above in Chandigarh. The UT administration is thinking about making it mandatory to have EV charging stations at new houses. […]

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AAP to Provide Scrapping Incentive Under Delhi EV Policy, Says Gadkari

The Delhi government is providing scrapping incentives, including up to Rs 7,500 per vehicle for auto and light commercial vehicles, under Delhi Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2020, Parliament was informed on Monday. Road Transport, Highways, and MSMEs Minister Nitin Gadkari informed Rajya Sabha in a written reply, that “Under the provision, all leased/hired cars used […]

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