- July 21, 2021
Source: The Verge
A new study published by International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) lays to rest the tired argument that electric vehicles aren’t much cleaner than internal combustion vehicles. Over the life cycle of an EV — from digging up the materials needed to build it to eventually laying the car to rest — it will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car, the research found.
- July 15, 2021
Source: Express Drives
The policy has set a target of having 10% of new vehicle registered to be electric by 2025, electrification of 25% of public transport and last-mile delivery by the same year. The automotive industry expects the new Maharashtra Electric Vehicle policy to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles and help in developing the charging infrastructure.
- July 13, 2021
Source: Hindustan Times
The EV charging station has been set up in Turbhe TTC industrial area, while the sub-centre has been proposed at Sector 13 in Airoli. The charging station has 21 AC/DC EV chargers for both two and four-wheelers. These include four DC fast chargers of 15 to 50 kW capacity and 17 AC chargers of 3.5 to 7.5 kW capacity. There is also provision for vehicles requiring AC slow charging.
- July 12, 2021
Source: The Times of India
As per the draft scheme for promotion of electric vehicles in Goa, every year for the next five years, subsidy will be given to 10,000 two wheelers not exceeding Rs 10 crore per year, 500 three wheelers not exceeding Rs 1 crore and around 500 four wheelers not exceeding Rs 14 crore. The subsidy will be capped at Rs 25 crore annually.
- July 09, 2021
Source: News 18
Tata Power has installed the first-ever Fast DC electric vehicle (EV) Charger at Kevadia in Gujarat. EV users can access this charger through the Tata Power EZ Charge application. It offers features for EV owners to locate, navigate, book, charge, pay & check the availability of the nearest e-charging stations in real-time.
- July 09, 2021
Source: The Economic Times
MG Motor India has set up a 50 kW superfast public EV charging station in Pune in collaboration with Fortum Charge & Drive India. The facility can be accessed by anyone who has a Combined Charging System (CCS2)-compliant EV.
- July 05, 2021
Source: Hindustan Times
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has plans to set up charging stations in the city for electric vehicles (EV) with the help of the state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). PMC’s proposal on the EV adoption has advanced to the final stage of the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, a worldwide competition that encourages and spreads most promising ideas by cities.
- July 04, 2021
Amazon have announced an investment into India-based startup, ION Energy. This latest Climate Pledge Fund recipient develops software to improve the life and performance of lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles and energy storage systems. ION’s flagship offering is a smart battery management system (BMS) that leverages proprietary algorithms to improve battery life and performance.
- July 03, 2021
Source: The Tribune
Concerned over high vehicular emissions, Himachal plans to promote electric vehicles by creating zero or low emission zones in Shimla, Baddi, Dharamsala and eco-sensitive areas in all tourist destinations where only battery-operated vehicles will be allowed.
- June 23, 2021
Source: Indian Express
In India, two projects aimed at developing such modelling tools and identifying pathways towards decarbonisation have already kicked off last year, driven by a consortium of the International Transport Forum, GIZ, REN21, WRI, ICCT and Agora Verkehrswende, and is being coordinated nationally by NITI Aayog. In addition to the modelling exercises for which data gathering from select smart cities has already taken off, a first-of-its kind digital library on e-mobility has been launched which has brought together all research on clean mobility on a single platform.