Digital Library on Green Mobility


India’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric car project

  • March 17, 2022

Source: Mint

Toyota Kirloskar Motor has unveiled a project to introduce India’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric car as one of the biggest emerging car markets looks to expedite its transition to clean transport. Toyota will work with the government’s testing agency International Centre for Automotive Technology to study the fuel cell electric car Mirai for Indian roads and climatic conditions.

Bounce battery-swapping stations now to be interoperable with other EVs

  • March 16, 2022

Source: The Financial Express

In an industry-first move, two-wheeler electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Bounce Infinity has announced the opening up of its battery-swapping network for other EV brands. Bounce has struck a strategic partnership with Greaves Retail to provide battery-swapping stations for Greaves-owned Ampere scooters.

Tata Motors to invest INR 15,000 crore in EV segment in 5 years; plans to develop 10 new products

  • March 15, 2022

Source: The Economic Times

Tata Motors is planning to invest INR 15,000 crore in the EV segment in the next five years. The company, which is a leader in the newly emerging EV segment with offerings such as Nexon, is also planning to develop around 10 more new offerings in the segment.

Sales of electric two-and-three-wheelers pick up in East, northeast

  • March 14, 2022

Source: Telegraph India

Electric two- and three-wheelers are becoming popular in the east and the northeast with the region contributing about 9 per cent to the total sales in India. Assam, Odisha and West Bengal now contribute approximately nine per cent to total EV sales in India with Assam itself contributing five per cent, according to Mr Anil Agarwal of Okaya Electric Vehicles, which manufactures electric two-wheelers.

Delhi to set up EV cell with aim to be ‘electric vehicle capital of India’

  • March 09, 2022

Source: HT Auto

The Delhi government's EV cell will support and accelerate the implementation of the electric vehicle policy through facilitating disbursement of demand incentives and charging stations. Delhi government will soon set up a dedicated EV cell to speed up adoption of electric vehicles.

Battery electric vehicles contributed over 6% to total global car sales in 2021

  • March 08, 2022

Source: HT Auto

Electric vehicles' market share has grown to 6.2 per cent in 2021 from 3.1 per cent in 2020. According to a study by Jato, the market share of electric vehicles has doubled to 6.2 per cent from 3.1 per cent, as the popularity of zero-emission vehicles has been increasing around the world.

Sony, Honda to form new company to develop and sell electric vehicles

  • March 07, 2022

Source: The Hindu

The two companies said in a statement they would form a joint venture to develop and sell the electric vehicles this year and aim to begin selling the first model in 2025. Honda will be responsible for manufacturing the first model, while Sony will develop the mobility service platform.

DTC Board approves deployment of 1500 electric buses under CESL 'Grand Challenge'

  • March 05, 2022

Source: The Economic Times

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Board has given in-principle approval for the deployment of 1500 electric buses under an initiative of Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), paving the way for a clean public transport system in the national capital. Through its 'Grand Challenge' scheme, CESL proposes to deploy 5450 single-decker and 130 double-decker buses in five metros - Bangalore, Delhi, Surat, Hyderabad and Kolkata - in the first phase.

Bihar to have Electric Vehicle Policy

  • March 04, 2022

Source: The Times of India

The State transport department is preparing to introduce Electric Vehicle Policy aimed at boosting the economy and reducing air pollution. The policy’s primary objective is to promote e-vehicles in Bihar and establish charging stations through public-private partnerships.

India's largest EV charging station opens in Gurugram

  • March 04, 2022

Source: The Economic Times

India's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging station with a capacity of 121 charging points for 4 wheelers, has been opened here in Sector 86. With this EV station, the city has now two of the largest electric vehicle charging stations in the country.