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With India’s pledge to reduce carbon emissions by 30%-35% by 2030 and efforts to cut down on Rs 8 lakh crore-worth crude oil imports, the focus is also on green fuel and electricity as well as Electric Vehicles (EVs).(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO (Representative Image))

Govt to expanding road infrastructure, focus more on EVs in 2021

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 02:12 PM IST
In the words of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, the driving force behind roadways expansion and numerous infrastructure development projects, the government decided to turn the crisis due to the pandemic into an opportunity.
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)

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

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 08:55 AM IST
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.
Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG has led an acquisitions spree since 2013 that’s included deals in Europe, the US and Australia for businesses including steel mills, aluminum smelters, energy producers and automobile components manufacturers.(Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg)
Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG has led an acquisitions spree since 2013 that’s included deals in Europe, the US and Australia for businesses including steel mills, aluminum smelters, energy producers and automobile components manufacturers.(Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg)

Indian-origin businessman wants to bring Formula-1 inspired EVs to India

Bloomberg | By David Stringer
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 01:23 PM IST
Sanjeev Gupta of GFG Alliance aims to build budget, lightweight city cars inspired by a design developed by a former McLaren Racing technical director.
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