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CSE and DST join hands to develop EV batteries suited for India

  • November 22, 2022

Source: The Financial Express

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of the government of India have collaborated to create a platform that will support the development of new electric vehicle batteries to suit and meet Indian requirements. 

Haryana Government notifies Electric Vehicle Policy

  • November 18, 2022

Source: The Tribune

Under the policy, 12 schemes had been made live on the website www.investharyana.in. This included Purchase Incentive for Buyers, Charging and Battery Swapping Station Scheme, Net SGST Reimbursement Scheme, Capital Subsidy Scheme, Employment Generation Subsidy Scheme, Electricity Duty Exemption Scheme, Stamp Duty Reimbursement Scheme, Patent Fee Reimbursement Scheme, R & D Incentives, Human Capacity Building Excellence Centre of Excellence Scheme, Seed and Conversion Fund Scheme, and Water Treatment Incentive Scheme.

TotalEnergies launches EV fluid range in India

  • November 01, 2022

Source: Mint

The custom EV fluids are designed with enhanced electrical properties against short circuits and static electricity and excellent compatibility with copper coils and new polymer materials used in electric vehicles.

Thiruvananthapuram airport procures 4 electric vehicles as part of carbon neutral policy

  • October 27, 2022

Source: The Economic Times

The Thiruvananthapuram international airport has procured four electric vehicles as part of its endeavor to achieve Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) Level 4+ and net-zero status. The vehicles will be used by the engineering and maintenance and the landside operations team at the airport for their routine work.

Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram airports switch to EVs to reduce emissions

  • October 27, 2022

Source: Business Standard

Indian airports are investing in electric vehicles (EVs) as they look to reduce carbon emissions. Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced deployment of 57 electric vehicles as a part of its green transportation programme. Thiruvananthapuram airport has acquired four EVs for its engineering and maintenance teams.

One in ten petrol pumps now offers EV charging, CNG

  • October 25, 2022

Source: The Economic Times

India has about 84,600 fuel retail outlets, of which 8,900 offer alternative fuels such as CNG, auto LPG or EV charging facilities, according to the oil ministry data. EV charging facility is available at 4100 pumps, CNG at 4000 pumps and auto LPG at 700. The private sector, which controls a tenth of the country's fuel stations, offers alternative fuelling options at less than 200 pumps.

Buying electric vehicle in Chandigarh? Now, get incentive within 15 days

  • October 21, 2022

Source: Hindustan Times

The special incentive promised to early birds going for an electric vehicle in Chandigarh will be released within 15 working days of acceptance of application, as per the standard operating procedure (SOP) approved by the administration.

Bharat Electronics Ltd launches indigenously developed Li-Ion LFP cell

  • October 20, 2022

Source: E-Vehicle Info

For e-mobility, Li-ion is the main battery technology. Long cycle life Li-ion LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate – LiFePO4) chemistry is a safer choice for EV applications. Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL), in partnership with NSTL (DRDO), has launched Li-Ion cell manufacture for defense and e-mobility applications to establish self-reliance in Li-ion cell manufacturing.

Delhi gets 11 ‘cheaper’ EV Charging Stations

  • October 19, 2022

Source: The Times of India

To give a further push to the adoption of electric vehicles, chief minister of Delhi, Mr Arvind Kejriwal has launched 11 high-tech, low-cost EV charging stations in the capital. The stations have been set up on public-private partnership (PPP), and have 73 charging points and 12 battery swapping facilities.

BEL, Triton Electric Vehicle (TEV) sign MOU

  • October 18, 2022

Source: Press Release, Bharat Electronics Ltd.

Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed an MoU with Triton Electric Vehicle (TEV), for manufacture of hydrogen fuel cells by BEL with technology transfer from TEV, to meet the requirements of Indian market and mutually agreed export markets. The MoU aims at tapping the demand for clean energy solutions for various applications including for e-mobility, by leveraging Government of India’s thrust for adoption of clean energy fuels for applications in transport, energy storage etc.