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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.

EV cluster to come up in Coimbatore

  • September 03, 2023

Source: The Hindu

An electric vehicle (EV) motor manufacturing cluster and a common facility centre for electric vehicle motor development and testing will be established in Coimbatore with the support of the Tamil Nadu government. According to a press release from the Scientific and Industrial Testing And Research Centre (Si’Tarc), the facilities will come up under the Micro Cluster Development Programme.

Assam and Tripura rank in the top three states in terms of EV penetration

  • August 24, 2023

Source: Autocar Professional

As against the national average of 0.8 percent EV penetration, Assam and Tripura have a penetration rate of 2.16 percent and 2.02 percent, whereas Delhi is in the top position, with 2.71 percent. As the shift towards electric vehicles gains momentum in India, the North Eastern states of Assam and Tripura have seen the second and third-highest penetration rates in the country for zero-emission vehicles after the national capital New Delhi.

Maharashtra leads in country with largest EV charging infra

  • August 24, 2023

Source: Saur Energy

According to government data, Maharashtra presently hosts the largest of 2,494 EV operational charging stations. The state also has the highest of 4,211 charging points. As per the data, while the country has rapidly expanded the number of public EV stations, it still requires building the necessary infrastructure to maintain it.

Superbatteries will transform the performance of EVs

  • August 23, 2023

Source: The Economist

Carmakers have been looking for ways to replace the traditional lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries that power most modern electric vehicles (evs) with more advanced “solid-state” versions. The first solid-state Li-ion batteries is due to go into production within the next few years.

Cabinet nod for 10,000 electric buses in 169 cities

  • August 16, 2023

Source: The Hindu

The Union Cabinet has approved a scheme to add 10,000 e-buses to city bus services across the country, and to shore up urban infrastructure under green mobility initiatives with a focus on cities having no organised bus services. PM e-bus Sewa scheme has estimated budget of INR 57,613 crore, of which Centre will provide subsidies worth INR 20,000 crore; 181 cities without organised bus services will get green mobility infrastructure