EV Adoption

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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Delhi Government to Transit Entire Vehicle Fleet to EVs in 6 Months

The Finance Department of the Delhi Government has yesterday announced that the entire hired vehicle fleet of the government to be switched to Electric Vehicles (EVs) under a deadline of 6 months. The Policy Division of Finance Department has released an Office Memorandum, which reads “The Transport Department of Delhi has decided that all departments, […]

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Meghalaya to Adopt 15% EVs by 2025, Under EV Policy 2021

The Transport Department of Meghalaya has released the ‘Meghalaya Electric Vehicle Policy 2021’ to facilitate the adoption of at least 15 percent EVs in the State by 2025.  The government has decided to Go Green as it is aiming to add around 20,000 EVs in the State during the policy period. This will save about […]

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Government To support 62,000 EVs, 15 Lakh E2Ws & E3Ws Through Subsidies

The government aims to support through subsidies about 62,000 electric passenger cars (EVs) and buses, besides 15 lakh electric 2Ws and 3Ws. To Fasten the electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the country, the government aims to support through subsidies about 62,000 electric passenger cars and buses, besides 15 lakh electric three- and two-wheelers, Parliament was […]

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New Zealand Approves 22 New Low-Emission Transport Projects For Clean Environment

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has said that the New Zealand government has approved 22 new low-emission transport projects, as extended additional support to clean up the environment. A community electric bike and car share scheme, additional electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, as well as five hydrogen trucks and a demonstration electric truck, are […]

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No Road Tax, Zero Registration Fee for EVs in Telangana From Feb 3

The Telangana Government has released an order on Tuesday, declaring there will be no registration fees along with no road tax for electric vehicles (EVs) in the state, effective Wednesday, February 3.  The order says that 100 percent road tax and registration fee exemption would be given for the first two lakh electric two-wheelers, first […]

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EV Acceleration in UP, CM Proposes Tax Exemptions

Considering the whole country is moving fast forward towards electric vehicles (EV) adoption, the Uttar Pradesh government is bringing advancements to increase the influx of EVs into the state. Recently, the department of industrial development reviewed EVs, during that, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath proposed an exemption of road tax and registration fees to promote EVs. […]

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Study Reveals Tipping Points to Drive Mainstream EV Adoption in India

A major new study by Castrol has revealed the ‘tipping points’ to achieve mainstream electric vehicle (EV) adoption in India. A major new study released by Castrol draws on the views of consumers, fleet managers and automotive industry leaders from across India to reveal the factors driving EV buying decisions. The report ‘Accelerating the EVolution’ […]

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