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India could add 6,490 electric buses in next two years

The country’s electric bus market has gained momentum owing to aggressive government push through FAME India [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India] scheme and increased interest from global investors.

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Flipkart plans complete transition to electric vehicles by 2030

The e-commerce player has worked with design and manufacturing partners to procure electric vehicles (EVs) optimized for e-commerce deliveries. It is also planning to set up the necessary charging infrastructure close to its 1,400 supply chain premises to push the use of EVs. 

The long read: PV + e-mobility = economic development

Mobility in rural Kenya is currently flooded with unsustainable CO2-emitting motorcycles that pose a threat to the environment and public health. But the electric tricycle is an environmentally friendly alternative, and Solar E-cycles – a homegrown Kenyan startup – believes a leasing model could unlock a ton of three-wheeled potential.

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches charging solution for large EV fleets

The containerised solution integrates grid connection and multiple charging systems, allowing public transport and commercial fleet operators to charge more electric vehicles with less infrastructure in depots.

India can become electric vehicle manufacturing hub within five years: Nitin Gadkari

The industry needs to cut a dependence on electric vehicle battery imports from China, according to the road transport minister, who said the government is looking to support research into alternatives to lithium-ion technology.

Tata Power to set up superfast EV chargers at MG Motor outlets

The 50KW DC chargers will be accessible by both MG ZS electric vehicle (EV) customers as well as other EV owners whose automobiles are compatible with the CCS/CHAdeMO charging standards.

The EV story in post-Covid India

The near-term outlook for electric vehicles (EVs) remains bleak owing to supply and demand headwinds coupled with the expectation of sluggish investment to scale up the support ecosystem.

Tata Power aims to set up 700 EV charging stations this fiscal

Under the brand name EZ Charge, Tata Power has already installed 170 fast and smart-charging points for electric vehicles in more than 20 cities across the country.

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Globally, electric vehicles show more resilience than conventional cars during Covid-19 shock

EV sales are set to be 1.7 million off because of the economic fallout of the Covid-19 crisis, however analyst BloombergNEF predicts that will be less of a hit than the anticipated fall in sales of conventional cars, increasing the penetration of electric models into the overall market.

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BHEL wins electric bus order for Uttar Pradesh

The entire cost of charging infrastructure for these electric buses—including cost of charging equipment and installation—shall also be borne by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.

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