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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 cars.com. The study has found that searches for all-electric vehicles have increased by 173 per cent in just one month.

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.

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.

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

Two-minute battery changes propel India’s shift to e-scooters

  • March 21, 2022

Source: The Economic Times

Beyond its obvious benefits for EV drivers, battery swapping is now being seen in India as a way to help electrify what is the world’s largest fleet of two- and three-wheel vehicles, a crucial step if the country wants to reduce emissions in some of the planet’s dirtiest cities and meet its goal of becoming net carbon zero by 2070.

Suzuki Motor powers EV rush in India with INR10,440-crore investment

  • March 20, 2022

Source: Business Standard

Suzuki Motor, parent of India's largest automaker Maruti Suzuki, announced on Sunday that it would invest INR 10,440 crore to build a new electric car and battery factory in India. Maruti Suzuki, which sells one in every two cars on Indian roads, is expecting to roll out affordable EV models in both Japan and India as early as 2025.