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Sale and Registration of Electric Vehicles without Batteries

Publication Year: 2020


The Government of India is Striving to create an ecosystem to accelerate the uptake of electric mobility in the country. For the promotion of electrical two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicles, there were recommendations brought to the notice of Ministry to delink the cost of the battery (which is 30-40% of the total vehicle cost) from the vehicle cost. This will make the upfront cost of the electrical 2 wheeler (2W) and 3 wheelers (3W) to be lower than ICE 2 and 3W. The battery could be provided separately by the OEM or the energy service provider.

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways allowed registration of electric vehicles without pre-fitted batteries with the release of said notification on 12th August 2020.

Series Edition: RT-11036/72/2007-MVL

Policy Brief No.: Release ID: 1645394

Country: India

Publisher/Organisation: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), Government of India

Rights: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), Government of India


Theme: Vehicle Technology | Subtheme: Electric vehicles

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