Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Flag Offs Solar and Electric Powered Rickshaws

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Flag Offs Solar and Electric Powered Rickshaws

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami flagged off 13 types of solar and electric powered rickshaws, driven by women as a part of an initiative to protect the environment and ...
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Second Phase of FAME India Program for Electric Vehicles Gets New Extension

Second Phase of FAME India Program for Electric Vehicles Gets New Extension

The government has extended the validity of the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME)-II program for all approved electric vehicle models. The validity has ...
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Rajasthan Electronics to Empanel Agencies to Set up 1,000 EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan Electronics to Empanel Agencies to Set up 1,000 EV Charging Stations

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a government-owned manufacturer of electronic products, has invited bids for the empanelment of agencies for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The company plans ...
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China’s New Framework to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

China’s New Framework to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

The finance ministry of the People’s Republic of China has issued a notice about launching demonstration applications of fuel cell vehicles. The notice about new policies to support hydrogen fuel ...
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Students in Gujarat Can Buy Cheaper Electric Vehicles through State Subsidies

Students in Gujarat Can Buy Cheaper Electric Vehicles through State Subsidies

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced that the state government would offer subsidies to encourage battery-operated two-wheelers and three-wheelers. Students studying from classes IX up to colleges will receive a ...
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Center Readies Incentives for 7,000 E-Buses, 55,000 E-Cars, 1 Million Two-Wheelers

Center Readies Incentives for 7,000 E-Buses, 55,000 E-Cars, 1 Million Two-Wheelers

Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Lok Sabha that the government had provided a demand incentive of ₹950 million (~$12.9 million) towards 27,201 electric vehicles (EVs) ...
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Pune Announces Tender for 150 Electric Buses under FAME-II Program

Pune Announces Tender for 150 Electric Buses under FAME-II Program

Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has issued a tender inviting bids for 150 electric buses. The buses should be 12-meter-long, air-conditioned, and compliant with Bus Rapid Transit. The last ...
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Delhi to Disburse Subsidies Within Two Days of Electric Vehicle Purchase

Delhi to Disburse Subsidies Within Two Days of Electric Vehicle Purchase

The Delhi Government announced that it would soon introduce a subsidiary plan under its recently launched electric vehicle (EVs) policy for buyers of electric vehicles, according to a Press Trust ...
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GreenCell Mobility Bags Order for 48 Electric Buses from Rajasthan Transport Company

GreenCell Mobility Bags Order for 48 Electric Buses from Rajasthan Transport Company

GreenCell Mobility Private Limited (GreenCell Mobility) was awarded a contract for operating 48 air-conditioned electric buses by the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC). GreenCell is an ‘electric Mobility as ...
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Nagpur to Run 450 Buses on Biofuel

Nagpur to Run 450 Buses on Biofuel

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, in a webinar, said that India’s public transport is going to be modernized using fuels such as biofuel, Compressed Natural Gas ...
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India's Mahindra Signs Pact with Israel's REE Automotive to Develop Commercial EVs

India’s Mahindra Signs Pact with Israel’s REE Automotive to Develop Commercial EVs

Mahindra & Mahindra, an Indian automobile manufacturer and a part of Mahindra Group, announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel-based REE Automotive to collaborate for the ...
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Electric Buses in This London Garage Set To Generate Electricity When Not in Use

Electric Buses in This London Garage Set To Generate Electricity When Not in Use

United Kingdom-based SSE Enterprise is working on a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project at London’s Northumberland Park bus garage, where electricity would be generated from buses when it’s not ferrying passengers. The ...
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To Push Electric Mobility, India Allows Sale of Electric Vehicles Without Batteries

To Push Electric Mobility, India Allows Sale of Electric Vehicles Without Batteries

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MORTH) announced that all the states and union territories (UTs) have now been allowed the registration and sale of electric vehicles (EVs) without ...
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Assam Releases Tender to Procure 50 Electric Buses

Assam Releases Tender to Procure 50 Electric Buses

The Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) has issued a request for proposal to supply 50 electric buses in the state. Interested bidders are expected to make an earnest money deposit ...
Delhi Announces New EV Policy, Proposes Incentives Up to ₹150,000 for Electric Cars

Delhi Announces New EV Policy, Proposes Incentives Up to ₹150,000 for Electric Cars

The Delhi government has issued the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, 2020, to boost the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the national capital following the unsatisfactory results of the central ...
ABB to Build a Manufacturing Facility in Italy to Meet Global Demand for EV Chargers

ABB to Build a Manufacturing Facility in Italy to Meet Global Demand for EV Chargers

Switzerland-based ABB announced that it had invested $30 million (~₹2.25 billion) to construct its new manufacturing facility in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy. In its press statement, ABB said that the ...
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BMW Targets Seven Million Electric Vehicles on the Road by 2030

BMW Targets Seven Million Electric Vehicles on the Road by 2030

The BMW Group, a Germany-based luxury automobile manufacturer, announced that it hadset a target of producing seven million electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030, making resource efficiency and sustainability central to ...
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With New Investment of ₹840 Million, Hero’s Share in Ather Energy Rises to 34.58%

With New Investment of ₹840 Million, Hero’s Share in Ather Energy Rises to 34.58%

Hero MotoCorp, a leading manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, has announced that it has invested ₹840 million (~$11.25 million) in Ather Energy. According to a BSE filing, with this latest ...
Kerala Seeks Empanelled EPC Contractors to Set Up EV Charging Stations

Kerala Seeks Empanelled EPC Contractors to Set Up EV Charging Stations

Kerala State Electricity Boards Limited (KSEB) has invited bids from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to install 26 electric vehicles (EV) charging stations at various government-owned locations in the ...
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Inclusion of Hydrogen Fuel Safety Standards Proposed in the Central Motor Vehicles Act

Inclusion of Hydrogen Fuel Safety Standards Proposed in the Central Motor Vehicles Act

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) has proposed amendments to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, to include safety evaluation standards for hydrogen fuel cell-based vehicles. A fuel ...
EESL to Set Up 162 EV Charging Stations in Noida

EESL to Set Up 162 EV Charging Stations in Noida

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed an agreement with the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) to set up 162 public charging stations and related infrastructure. According to ...
Mumbai-Based EV Startup Raises Funding to Launch Three New Models This Year

Mumbai-Based EV Startup Raises Funding to Launch Three New Models This Year

Mumbai-based electric vehicle (EV) startup Earth Energy EV announced that it received an undisclosed amount of seed funding. The company plans to use the funds to facilitate the launch of ...
Researchers Claim Carbon Cloth Collector Improves Sulfur Utilization of Batteries

Researchers Claim Carbon Cloth Collector Improves Sulfur Utilization of Batteries

Researchers at Monash University, Deakin University, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB)-Monash Research Academy, have claimed that that using a carbon cloth collector can improve the sulfur utilization ...
Kerala Empanels Eight Companies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

Kerala Empanels Eight Companies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has disclosed the list of empaneled bidders that intend to set up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for commercial operations at specified locations in ...
Bengaluru’s Mobility Firm Yulu Raises ₹300 Million from US-Based Rocketship.VC

Bengaluru’s Mobility Firm Yulu Raises ₹300 Million from US-Based Rocketship.VC

Yulu, a Bangalore-based micro-mobility service provider, has announced that Rocketship.VC has invested ₹300 million (~$3.95 million) in the company. The company provides a smart rental platform for bicycles and electric ...