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Centre aims to train 600,000 workers to power Green H2 goal

  • May 16, 2024

Source: The Economic Times

Government aims to develop 600,000 skilled workers for National Green Hydrogen Mission by 2030, identified by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and MNRE.

India explores incentives to boost lithium processing

  • May 10, 2024

Source: Manufacturing Today

India is reportedly contemplating incentives to prompt private firms to establish lithium processing plants, aiming to enhance its lithium mining sector and bolster electric vehicle (EV) battery metal supplies. Under a forthcoming critical minerals policy, the government intends to incentivize companies to set up processing facilities, encompassing beneficiation and refining stages.

NCRTC first EV charging station at Sahibabad starts operation

  • May 06, 2024

Source: The Pioneer

he National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has started operating the first Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station at Sahibabad RRTS station. Situated at Gate No. 1 of the Sahibabad RRTS station, the newly operational EV charging station boasts a comprehensive array of charging units catering to various electric vehicle models

India sets up task force to accelerate EV drive

  • April 23, 2024

Source: Mint

To promote the country’s electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in line with its vision of Viksit Bharat, the Centre is in the process of establishing a task force to create a roadmap for the industry.

Google Maps to use AI to help EV car owners charge up

  • April 17, 2024

Source: CNET

Google Maps is getting an upgrade, focused on helping electric vehicle owners keep their cars charged. Google is adding real-time details about chargers to its Google Maps app when users indicate they're driving an EV.

India’s electric vehicle market registers widespread growth, two-wheelers lead in sales

  • April 10, 2024

Source: The Telegraph

In FY2024, India’s electric vehicle (EV) market has shown growth across all segments although from a relatively low base. Electric two-wheelers led the charge with sales of 9,47,087 units, an year-on-year increase of 30.06 per cent, capturing a 5.4 per cent market share.

Indian Oil, Panasonic partner for lithium-Ion cell production in India

  • March 31, 2024

Source: FoneArena

The country's electric mobility revolution is set to receive a major boost with the announcement of a joint venture (JV) between Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. and Panasonic Energy Co. Ltd. The collaboration signifies a significant step towards strengthening domestic lithium-ion battery production, a crucial component for electric vehicles (EVs) and energy storage systems.

Just 5 per cent may purchase electric cars this year, most want EVs under Rs 10 lakh: Survey

  • March 31, 2024

Source: The Economic Times

The survey by LocalCircles said that just 5% may buy electric cars this year out of 4 million total car sales. Majority of the respondents were interested at Rs 8-10 lakh. Of the 40,000 respondents who participated in the survey, 42 per cent are from tier-1 cities, 34 per cent from tier 2 and the remaining 24 per cent from tier-3, 4 and rural areas.

Electric vehicles: India's share in global PV market may rise to 7% by 2040, says Goldman Sachs

  • March 30, 2024

Source: Business Today

A latest estimate by Goldman Sachs has stated that India’s share of the global electric passenger vehicle market may go up to 7.1 per cent by 2040 from the current level of 1 per cent in 2024. As per estimates for 2024, Sachs has predicted that electric passenger car sales will remain at more or less the same levels as 2023, around 0.1 million. But in 2030, they will cross the million mark for the first time, hitting 1.3 million in 2030 and then 5.5 million by 2040.

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility partners with HPCL to expand EV charging infrastructure across India

  • March 27, 2024

Source: Business Today

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) have inked a deal to enhance public EV charging stations across India, leveraging Tata's EV insights and HPCL's extensive fuel station network. The collaboration will leverage HPCL's fuel station network and TPEM's experience with over 1.2 lakh Tata EVs in India, to establish public charging stations at popular locations.