Digital Library on Green Mobility


Honda to launch 30 electric vehicles with $40 billion investment by 2030

  • April 12, 2022

Source: Business Standard

Automaker Honda has announced plans to launch 30 electric vehicle (EV) models globally by 2030 -- a full lineup from commercial-use mini-EVs to flagship-class models -- with production volume of more than 2 million units annually.

Demand for electric vehicles in India picks up exponentially, EV sales triple in FY22

  • April 11, 2022

Source: Zee News

Data gathered by automotive dealers' group FADA shows that sales of electric vehicles in the nation increased by nearly threefold in the previous fiscal year. Two-wheeler dominated the sector. EV retail sales in 2021-22 reached 4,29,217 units, a threefold increase from 1,34,821 units in 2020-21, according to the industry group.

North Delhi Municipal Corporation installs 27 e-vehicle charging stations at 20 locations, 15 already working

  • April 07, 2022

Source: The Times of India

North Delhi Municipal Corporation installed 27 electric vehicle charging stations at 20 locations and of them 15 stations have already become operational for public usage. A total of 54 locations have been selected for the purpose and these facilities will be established one by one after obtaining all permissions.

India to witness 48,000 more EV chargers in next 3-4 years, Icra says

  • April 06, 2022

Source: Mint

ICRA in its latest research note said India is likely to see around 48,000 additional electric vehicle chargers at an investment of around ₹14,000 crore over the next 3-4 years amidst healthy EV penetration in the country. The expansion of charging infrastructure which is currently at a nascent stage will play a critical role

Electric vehicles: India powered by 1742 public charging stations

  • April 04, 2022

Source: ET Auto

The number of electric vehicles on roads in India has reached over ten lakh with around 1700 charging stations operational in public places across the country, Union Minister Mr Nitin Gadkari informed Lok Sabha recently. As per Vahan 4 data, as of March 25, 2022, a total of 10,76,420 EVs and a total of 1742 Public Charging Stations (PCS), as per the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), are operational.

Electric vehicles' demands surpass supply, reveals study

  • April 03, 2022

Source: HT Auto

Demands for electric vehicles are surpassing the supply of EVs in the market, reveals a study by The study has found that searches for all-electric vehicles have increased by 173 per cent in just one month.

Green push: Delhi government to hire only electric vehicles for official purposes

  • March 30, 2022

Source: Indian Express

The Delhi government will, going forward, hire and lease only electric vehicles (EVs) for official purposes. However, purchase of petrol, diesel and CNG vehicles for bureaucrats, ministers and senior officials will continue. Shifting to electric cars for official purpose is to set an example, and push the public to adopt e-vehicles and reduce vehicular pollution.

HPCL partners Statiq to set up EV charging stations in UP, Bihar, Uttarakhand

  • March 30, 2022

Source: HT Auto

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and electric vehicle (EV) charging network operator Statiq have entered a collaboration to set up more than 200 charging stations across the highways of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Uttarakhand. With varying combinations of three or seven kW slow units, these chargers will be compatible with EVs from all brands.

How customer and market-oriented battery swapping policy will boost EV adoption

  • March 29, 2022

Source: ET Auto

Non-standardized batteries are a big challenge, due to which OEMs would have to make design modifications. If the government standardizes the batteries, it might compromise avenues of innovation in a competitive market. However, if formulated comprehensively to tackle demand and supply challenges, the proposed government battery swapping policy can open up myriad opportunities.

Urban Mobility Lab launched

  • March 27, 2022

Source: The Times of India

GIZ, in collaboration with Bosch Ltd, set up Green Urban Mobility Innovation Living Lab in Bengaluru, a first of its kind in India. It comes under the aegis of the Green Urban Mobility Partnership between the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs and the German federal ministry for economic cooperation and development