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National Action Plan for Green Shipping promotes eco-friendly practices: DG of Shipping

  • October 04, 2023

Source: The Economic Times

The National Action Plan for Green Shipping in India aims to promote eco-friendly practices and provide incentives for low-emission ships, according to the Director General of Shipping, Mr Shyam Jagannathan. He highlighted the sector's vision, which includes expanding port capacity, developing clean energy fuel hubs, promoting cruise tourism, and embracing digitalization.

RIL unveils swappable battery for EVs

  • October 04, 2023

Source: The Tribune

Reliance has displayed removable and swappable batteries for EVs that can also be used to power household appliances through an inverter at a renewable energy exhibition

Reliance Industries unveils swappable, multipurpose batteries for EVs

  • October 04, 2023

Source: Business Today

In a move towards adopting clean energy, Reliance Industries Ltd showcased its swappable and multipurpose battery storage technology for electric vehicles (EVs). Reliance displayed removable and swappable batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) that can also be used to power household appliances through an inverter at a renewable energy exhibition.

Sales of alternative fuel vehicles double in three years

  • September 29, 2023

Source: The Economic Times

One in every five cars sold in the country's top metros is electric, hybrid or runs on CNG as the share of alternative powertrains has more than doubled in the last three years amid high petrol and diesel prices. Growing consumer awareness about environmental challenges and improving infrastructure and availability are expected to speed up this trend and carmakers are gearing up to meet the growing demand.

40% electric vehicles sold in India made in Tamil Nadu

  • September 26, 2023

Source: Hindustan Times

Tamil Nadu has become one of the largest manufacturers of electric vehicles (EVs) sold this year, according to the data from Ministry of Road Transport and Highways’ Vahan website. Out of the 1 million EVs sold in India this year, more than 400,000 EVs were manufactured in Tamil Nadu.

India's electric vehicles production to jump 11 times to 9.7 mn by 2028

  • September 25, 2023

Source: ET EnergyWorld

The production of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in India is expected to jump 11 times, reaching 9.7 million by 2027-28 due to factors such as urbanization, high fuel prices, reduced battery costs, concerns over pollution, and government incentives, according to a report. Recently, India crossed the threshold of registering 1 million EVs. The report titled “Charged for Success: India’s EV landscape” was released by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the knowledge partner, Avalon Consultancy.

India's electric vehicle sales zoom past 1 million in 2023, shows data

  • September 20, 2023

Source: Business Standard

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in India topped the 1 million mark in less than nine months in 2023, a milestone that took an entire year in 2022. According to data from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways’ Vahan Dashboard, 1,037,011 EVs were registered with regional transport offices till September 19, accounting for 6.4 per cent of the total automobile sales in the country this year.

Developing sustainable mobility ecosystem in harmony with environment need of the hour: PM Modi

  • September 12, 2023

Source: The Hindu

At the annual convention of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, the Prime Minister stated that the Indian automobile industry's efforts towards decarbonisation through the introduction of vehicles with a wide range of powertrain technologies are noteworthy.

Electric vehicles for clearing garbage handed over to village panchayats

  • September 11, 2023

Source: The Hindu

Electric vehicles worth ₹65 lakh acquired under the Swatch Bharat scheme of the Central government were handed over to 26 village panchayats in Peravurani Panchayat Union in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu.

EV penetration: Joint capital Chandigarh beats Punjab & Haryana

  • September 09, 2023

Source: The Economic Times

Even as both Punjab and Haryana are far from switching to electric vehicles for decarbonising their transport sector, their joint capital Chandigarh has converted at least its three-wheelers at good speed to get the second spot after Ladakh in the EV penetration race for this category.