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Electric three-wheelers rev up for rapid growth in India's EV market

  • November 11, 2021

Source: Business Standard

Encouraged by the rapid growth of the electric three-wheelers, manufacturers of such vehicles are betting big on the segment. Most of them have lined up aggressive expansion plans in capacities and new products. Among other things, the segment, like the e-two-wheelers, has immensely benefited from the government’s policy push, particularly the FAME II subsidy scheme.

India to work towards zero-emission cars by 2040

  • November 11, 2021

Source: Indian Express

India has joined over 30 other countries in signing a declaration that promises to work towards ensuring that only zero-emission cars and vans are sold by the year 2040. However, this timeline is meant mainly for the developed country signatories, and is not a legally-binding commitment. Emerging markets like India have only promised to work “intensely towards accelerated proliferation and adoption of zero-emission vehicles”.

Delhi government launches single window clearance, subsidy for two-wheeler EV charging points

  • November 09, 2021

Source: Hindustan Times

The single window process is being made available both online and through a phone call. Under the subsidy scheme, for an electric two/three-wheeler, one will only have to spend INR 2500 for a charging point. On the directions of the Delhi government, power distribution companies have empanelled 12 vendors to facilitate the installation of slow and moderate chargers.

IOC to set up 10,000 EV charging stations in next three years

  • November 03, 2021

Source: ET Now

Mr S M Vaidya, Chairman, IOC said that 2000 EV charging stations will be established in the next 12 months and another 8000 in the next two years to achieve target of 10,000 EV charging stations in the next three years.

Bengaluru will need 22,000 electric vehicle charging stations to feed public transport by 2031: Study

  • October 27, 2021

Source: Indian Express

The study Public Electric Vehicle Fleet Charging Stations, conducted by the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, showed that the electric vehicle (EV) penetration in the coming days will increase the demand for EV charging stations. The study has been restricted to public transportation such as auto-rickshaws, cabs and buses

New protocol to address privacy issues in electric vehicles

  • October 27, 2021

Source: Telangana Today

Different types of messaging and charging infrastructure will be established in public places and they could be prone to security and privacy concerns. Researchers at the National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh, working with an international team, have developed a protocol to deal with them. They worked with colleagues from IIIT Hyderabad, IIIT Naya Raipur, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, and the University of Wollongong.

BSES ties up with startup to install subsidised EV charging stations in Delhi

  • October 26, 2021

Source: HT Auto

BSES, which includes Delhi's DISCOMs like BSES Rajdhani, BSES Yamuna, and Tata Power DDL, has got into a deal with EV charging station startup Kazam. Together, they will provide subsidies electric vehicle charging stations in the national capital.

Tata Power crosses 1,000 EV charging stations mark in India

  • October 25, 2021

Source: The Economic Times

Tata Power has a network of more than 1,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the country. This network of 1,000 public charging stations provides innovative and seamless EV charging experiences for Tata Power's customers across offices, malls, hotels, retail outlets, and places of public access, enabling clean mobility and freedom from range-anxiety. In addition, there are close to 10,000 home EV charging points.

Tata Motors to launch 10 new long range electric cars to take EV industry by storm

  • October 16, 2021

Source: Zee News

Tata Motors appears to be all set to take the nascent electric vehicle industry in India by storm with the launch of at least 10 new electric cars. The automaker also recently raised a massive investment from TPG Rise Climate. The investment firm has announced that it is investing $1 billion or INR 7500 crore in the Indian carmaker.

NHAI setting up EV charging network along national highways

  • October 01, 2021

Source: HT Auto

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is working on increasing the EV infrastructure in the country. EV chargers along the national highway network is aimed to promote clean mobility as well as encourage more people to make the switch from ICE vehicles to battery-powered ones.