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E-charging stations set up by Delhi’s south civic body to charge 10 per unit

A senior municipal official from the remunerative projects cell said that in the first phase, three public sector undertaking companies and BSES are installing 109 charging stations, of which 35 will specifically cater to electric scooters
Of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10, the municipal body will take <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 for infrastructure and land, and the rest will be shared by the power distribution company and the installation agency. (Shutterstock)
Of 10, the municipal body will take 1 for infrastructure and land, and the rest will be shared by the power distribution company and the installation agency. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 02:53 AM IST
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By Paras Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

South Delhi body writes to PWD, wants cooperation in installing EV charging hubs

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) said PWD removed equipment from Bhikaji Cama place and Lajpat Nagar. PWD said the contractor failed to get prior permission for the work. SDMC plans to install EV charging stations at 109 locations in south Delhi
South Delhi Municipal Corporation said PWD removed equipment at two charging stations in Bhikaji Cama place and Lajpat Nagar. SDMC plans to set up EV charging stations at 109 locations in Delhi. (Shutterstock)
South Delhi Municipal Corporation said PWD removed equipment at two charging stations in Bhikaji Cama place and Lajpat Nagar. SDMC plans to set up EV charging stations at 109 locations in Delhi. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 03:06 AM IST
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By Paras Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

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The piece has been authored by Randheer Singh is Senior Specialist-Electric Mobility, NITI Aayog; Chaitanya Kanuri is manager, Electric Mobility at the World Resources Institute India. 
India is among a handful of countries that support the global EV30@30 campaign, which targets to have at least 30% new vehicle sales be electric by 2030.
India is among a handful of countries that support the global EV30@30 campaign, which targets to have at least 30% new vehicle sales be electric by 2030.
Published on Sep 27, 2021 03:56 PM IST
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By Niti Aayog

Vehicles in India may soon be powered by flex-engines. All you need to know

Flex engines power what are colloquially known as flexible-fuel vehicles or flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs). These are vehicles running on alternative fuel, equipped with an internal combustion engine that is designed to run on more than one fuel.
Most of these FFVs in Western countries run on E85, a blend of 85 per cent anhydrous ethanol and 15 per cent gasoline. (File Photo)
Most of these FFVs in Western countries run on E85, a blend of 85 per cent anhydrous ethanol and 15 per cent gasoline. (File Photo)
Published on Sep 24, 2021 01:48 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India may soon get its first ‘electric highway’. Here's what it means

In its latest outlook, the International Energy Agency (IAE) said that world governments ought to do more to meet climate goals with policies that favour electric vehicles, and India's proposed electric highway project is expected to be a substantial step in that direction.
Representational Image of an electric highway; Germany had launched its first electric highway two years ago, that lets its highway trucks recharge on the motorway while driving. (Siemens)
Representational Image of an electric highway; Germany had launched its first electric highway two years ago, that lets its highway trucks recharge on the motorway while driving. (Siemens)
Updated on Sep 18, 2021 09:07 AM IST
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By 2022, Delhi will have 150 more EV charging points, says transport dept

In July, the Delhi government floated a tender to select vendors for setting up charging stations in shopping malls, theatres, multiplexes, department stores, hospitals and residential areas
Experts say the city administration should consider offering concessions on land lease and new electricity connections that are needed for setting up an EV charging station. (Parveen Kumar/HT photo)
Experts say the city administration should consider offering concessions on land lease and new electricity connections that are needed for setting up an EV charging station. (Parveen Kumar/HT photo)
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 03:19 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Gahlot lays foundation stone for EV charging plaza at Nehru Place bus terminal

The project, for which Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has been allotted 10mx9m space at Nehru Place bus terminal, will be completed and opened to the public within a month.
Kailash Gahlot said they are in the process of deliberation on adding 20 more sites of the transport department in the next phase of installation. (Arvind Yadav/HT)
Kailash Gahlot said they are in the process of deliberation on adding 20 more sites of the transport department in the next phase of installation. (Arvind Yadav/HT)
Updated on Sep 14, 2021 05:28 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Mumbai gets public EV charging point, minister hails move to save environment

Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray took to Twitter to promote the usage of electric vehicles, in a move to protect the environment.
Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray said that it is an attempt to promote the usage of electric vehicles and taking a step ahead to protect the environment. (Photo via @AUThackeray on Twitter)
Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray said that it is an attempt to promote the usage of electric vehicles and taking a step ahead to protect the environment. (Photo via @AUThackeray on Twitter)
Published on Aug 18, 2021 07:04 AM IST
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India’s electric vehicle transition

Can electric mobility support India’s sustainable economic recovery post COVID-19? The article has been authored by Abhinav Soman, Harsimran Kaur, Himani Jain and Karthik Ganesan.
A transition to electric vehicles (EV) has immense potential for investment and rapid market growth.
A transition to electric vehicles (EV) has immense potential for investment and rapid market growth.
Published on Jul 01, 2021 08:01 PM IST
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Delhi govt approves single window process for setting up EV chargers

Delhi currently has around 9,000 registered electric vehicles, which include cars, two-wheelers and e-autorickshaws.
Last year, the Delhi government launched the EV policy which aims to ensure that in five years, 25% of all vehicles registered in national capital are e-vehicles.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
Last year, the Delhi government launched the EV policy which aims to ensure that in five years, 25% of all vehicles registered in national capital are e-vehicles.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
Updated on Jun 15, 2021 05:09 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, New Delhi

Delhi govt says overwhelming support from youth for 'Switch Delhi' campaign

Hundreds of youth in Delhi took the 'Switch Delhi' pledge to make their first vehicle an electric one, the government said.
The campaign was launched by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in February announcing that his government will ensure that within the next six months only electric vehicles are hired by its different departments.(ANI )
The campaign was launched by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in February announcing that his government will ensure that within the next six months only electric vehicles are hired by its different departments.(ANI )
Published on Apr 04, 2021 07:52 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Switch Delhi campaign to focus on youth in final week

“The youth of Delhi can play a huge role in making the EV movement in Delhi a mass movement. I appeal to the youth to pledge that the first vehicle they purchase will be an electric one," transport minister Kailash Gahlot said.
The Switch Delhi campaign aims to sensitise, inform and encourage Delhi’s youth to opt for electric vehicles (EVs).(Reuters)
The Switch Delhi campaign aims to sensitise, inform and encourage Delhi’s youth to opt for electric vehicles (EVs).(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 31, 2021 04:33 AM IST
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Decision to install charging point at every 3 km paving way for Delhi EV capital

The government has already floated a tender to build 100 public charging stations with 500 charging points at prominent locations.
Transport minister of Delhi Kailash Gahlot.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Transport minister of Delhi Kailash Gahlot.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 13, 2021 07:15 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Delhi government asks commercial buildings to reserve 5% parking space for EVs

With this, Delhi can have more than 10,000 charging points for electric vehicles by December, a government official said.
"Power Minister Satyendra Jain has directed all buildings that have a parking capacity of more than 100 vehicles to set aside at least 5 per cent of it for EVs along with suitable slow EV chargers," a government official said.(ANI)
Published on Mar 12, 2021 02:33 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

HC stays Delhi govt order suspending perks for Nexon EV

Under its Electric Vehicles (EV) policy, the Delhi government offers subsidies, and road tax and registration free waivers, for electric vehicles bought in the Capital.
File photo of Nexon EV form Tata Motors.
File photo of Nexon EV form Tata Motors.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 02:07 AM IST
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By Richa Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

EV financing industry to be worth 3.7 lakh crore by 2030: Report

The report also identifies a market size of $50 billion ( 3.7 lakh crore) for the financing of EVs in 2030 -- about 80% of the current size of India's retail vehicle finance industry worth $60 billion ( 4.5 lakh crore).
The Delhi EV Policy, 2020 targets 25% of all new vehicle registrations by 2024 to be Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs). In order to encourage the rapid adoption of electric vehicles, the government is focusing on the speedy roll out of electric vehicle charging Infrastructure in Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
The Delhi EV Policy, 2020 targets 25% of all new vehicle registrations by 2024 to be Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs). In order to encourage the rapid adoption of electric vehicles, the government is focusing on the speedy roll out of electric vehicle charging Infrastructure in Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
Published on Mar 09, 2021 02:50 PM IST
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Volvo cars to go electric-only and shift sales online from 2030

  • With the support of its Chinese owners, Volvo has ramped up investment in electric cars since 2017
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2020 file photo a Volvo car is parked behind the Volvo logo in the lobby of the company's corporate headquarters, in Brussels. Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But for those who want one, they will have to buy it online. The Swedish automaker said Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that it is phasing out the production of all cars with internal combustion engines — including hybrids. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)(AP)
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2020 file photo a Volvo car is parked behind the Volvo logo in the lobby of the company's corporate headquarters, in Brussels. Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But for those who want one, they will have to buy it online. The Swedish automaker said Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that it is phasing out the production of all cars with internal combustion engines — including hybrids. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)(AP)
Published on Mar 02, 2021 12:05 PM IST
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Delhi govt announces key decision on EVs , Kejriwal says every Indian is proud

The Delhi government had also launched a campaign on Tuesday to encourage private vehicle owners to shift to electric vehicles.
An electric car charging station is positioned outside the Science Museum where Virginia State Senators are meeting for their 2021 legislative session in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Virginia lawmakers are considering final passage for a bill that aims to reduce carbon pollution by getting more electric vehicles on the road. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)(AP)
An electric car charging station is positioned outside the Science Museum where Virginia State Senators are meeting for their 2021 legislative session in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Virginia lawmakers are considering final passage for a bill that aims to reduce carbon pollution by getting more electric vehicles on the road. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)(AP)
Updated on Feb 25, 2021 05:53 PM IST
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News updates from HT: Pangong Tso disengagement ends, 10th round of talks today

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
In this photograph provided by the Indian Army, tanks pull back from the banks of Pangong Tso lake region, in Ladakh along the India-China border on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP)
In this photograph provided by the Indian Army, tanks pull back from the banks of Pangong Tso lake region, in Ladakh along the India-China border on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP)
Published on Feb 20, 2021 09:01 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anjali, New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari suggests electric vehicles be made mandatory for govt officials

Gadkari also suggested that government should give subsidy to buy electric cooking appliances instead of giving support for buying cooking gas to households.
Gadkari suggested that use of electric vehicles should be made mandatory for all government officials.(PTI)
Gadkari suggested that use of electric vehicles should be made mandatory for all government officials.(PTI)
Published on Feb 19, 2021 02:48 PM IST
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Delhi govt floats tender to set up 500 EV charging points at 100 locations

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched 'Switch Delhi', an electric vehicle mass awareness campaign.
Delhi government has rolled out incentives on the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) among all the states.(Reuters representative image)
Delhi government has rolled out incentives on the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) among all the states.(Reuters representative image)
Published on Feb 05, 2021 10:58 PM IST
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Green push: Delhi govt to lease only e-vehicles

Kejriwal made the announcement at the launch of a new campaign -- Switch Delhi -- to spread awareness about the subsidies provided by the city administration on electric vehicles (EVs).
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the "Switch Delhi" campaign aimed at decreasing pollution.(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 05, 2021 01:22 AM IST
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By Sweta Goswami, New Delhi

Reduce EV cost, forgo profit initially to capture market: Gadkari to automakers

The minister said he is scheduled to make an hour-long presentation on EVs before the Chief Justice of India post-Diwali. He was addressing a virtual “Electric Mobility Conference 2020 - The Spark Revolution in India” by industry body Ficci
The minister admitted that significant EV-specific concerns persist like on batteries, charging, and driving range that prevent a large-scale consumer pull, but these issues being addressed rapidly(File Photo)
The minister admitted that significant EV-specific concerns persist like on batteries, charging, and driving range that prevent a large-scale consumer pull, but these issues being addressed rapidly(File Photo)
Published on Nov 07, 2020 02:19 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh

Nitin Gadkari has made many speeches on e-vehicles, want to hear him, says Supreme Court

The court was hearing a petition on Centre’s 2012 policy which mandates public transport vehicles and government fleets to switch to electric vehicles.
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari arrive to attend the ongoing Budget Session at Parliament House in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari arrive to attend the ongoing Budget Session at Parliament House in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 07:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan

AP hikes power tariff for section of domestic consumers by 90 paise per unit

The new tariffs will come into effect from April 1. This is the first time in the last six years that the power tariff has been increased, albeit for a limited number of consumers, in Andhra Pradesh.
The hike in power tariff will affect only 1.35 lakh consumers out of the total number of 1.45 crore domestic consumers in the state. This is a very marginal hike only for high-end consumers.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The hike in power tariff will affect only 1.35 lakh consumers out of the total number of 1.45 crore domestic consumers in the state. This is a very marginal hike only for high-end consumers.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 10, 2020 06:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Bihar government considering 24X7 power to every home and penalty for load-shedding

Bihar power minister said India had achieved the dual targets of generating surplus power and electricity connection to every household and was now working towards the next milestone of 24x7 power supply.
Bihar government is considering to penalise power distribution companies under a “no load-shedding” policy.(HT Photo/Representative)
Bihar government is considering to penalise power distribution companies under a “no load-shedding” policy.(HT Photo/Representative)
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 10:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar

Of India’s 150 million drivers, only 8,000 want electric cars. This is why

Apart from their price tag, a lack of charging infrastructure, and a reluctance by banks to finance purchases are some of the reasons that electric vehicles are still to gain popularity in India.
The Hyundai Motor Co. Kone electric compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) stands on display during the vehicle's launch, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(Bloomberg File)
The Hyundai Motor Co. Kone electric compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) stands on display during the vehicle's launch, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(Bloomberg File)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 08:55 AM IST
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Amit Shah flags off first fleet of eco-friendly electric buses in Ahmedabad

The Home Minister also attended an event organised by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation at the Science City to mark the culmination of the civic body’s tree plantation drive.
These electric buses will be operated on major junctions on regular intervals from today onwards.(HT image)
These electric buses will be operated on major junctions on regular intervals from today onwards.(HT image)
Published on Aug 29, 2019 02:56 PM IST
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Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | By Asian News International

Low-quality Chinese batteries could slow down India’s EV drive

According to a conservative scenario envisaged by NITI Aayog, India will need six such gigawatt-scale facilities (of 10GWh each) by 2025 and 12 by 2030.
India is currently giving final touches to a plan to build Tesla-style giga factories to develop its own domestic battery manufacturing ecosystem.(Representative Image/ Mint File Photo)
India is currently giving final touches to a plan to build Tesla-style giga factories to develop its own domestic battery manufacturing ecosystem.(Representative Image/ Mint File Photo)
Published on Aug 21, 2019 01:56 PM IST
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Livemint, New Delhi | By Utpal Bhaskar

Optimise budget push to electric vehicles with mobility innovation

Motor vehicles exhaust is one of the main reasons. As per UEInfo, it accounts for 30% of PM2.5 concentration in greater Delhi’s ‘airshed’. So, yes, EVs will address the issue of tailpipe emission.
Currently, electric vehicles have a high upfront cost, but their operation cost is low. This makes them a perfect case for shared mobility and what better form of shared mobility than buses. Image used for representational purpose only.((Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times))
Currently, electric vehicles have a high upfront cost, but their operation cost is low. This makes them a perfect case for shared mobility and what better form of shared mobility than buses. Image used for representational purpose only.((Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times))
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 08:01 AM IST
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