In a major tweet war, Elon Musk - the founder of Tesla wants the Indian government to reduce import duties for electric cars, while Bhavish Aggarwal of OLA wants to build in India.
Maharashtra and Goa has announced huge subsidies as well as pans for electric vehicle infrastructure while Andhra Pradesh plans to procure 25,00 electric two-wheelers for their government employees.
Gravita India Ltd., India’s largest battery recycling company, is entering into the electric vehicle battery recycling business.They have identified a few potential companies that could provide the technology for recycling lithium-ion batteries.
'Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021' announced to give subsidy and promote EVs in the Gujarat state. Meanwhile, as part of the revised electric vehicle (EV) policy, the state transport ministry made a presentation for Giga Factory for manufacturing of Lithium-ion batteries
The Fame II scheme has been updated to provide additional benefits to Indian EV industry. As a result of this many electric scooter models are cheaper than petrol counterparts.
The Delhi govt approved a single window process for hassle-free installation of electric vehicle chargers in private and semi-public spaces within the capital.
We had an opportunity to listen to Mr Nitin Gadkari about Electric Vehicles in the "The Raisina Dialogue 2021". The Dialogue is India’s flagship conference on geoeconomics and geopolitics and is held annually since 2016. The Dialogue is jointly organized by the External Affairs Ministry and Observer Research Foundation. This article contains salient points spoken by Mr Gadkari on Indian EV industry and we also give our take on the discussion.
Triton Electric is a US headquartered company, who wants to introduce Electric Cars in India and the Karnataka Government has assured to support them.
Delhi's CM Arvind Kejriwal has launched a campaign called 'Switch Delhi', which aims at turning the state's EV adoption into a mass movement.
Compiled by Team PluginIndia
Electric Vehicle News
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) organized a virtual electric mobility conference with the focus on state of Karnataka. There was a keynote from Mr Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways and the Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India. There were comments from Mr Chetan Maini, Co-Founder, Vice Chairman at SUN Mobility, Mr Pawan Goenka, Managing Director of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited and others. This article documents the salient points raised in the event.
By Team PluginIndia
Electric Vehicle News
The Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage (EV&ESS) policy has been rolled out by the Telangana state government. Rs 3200 CR worth of MOU's have been signed getting investment into the state in the Electric Vehicle Space. The Telangana government is targeting an ambitious investment attraction of US $4 billion which would lead to creation of 1.2 lakh jobs by 2030.
We showcase real EV news happening in the Indian EV industry. We also highlight our take on each story for brief analysis.