Electric Buses Current Affairs, GK & News

Electric Buses  Current Affairs, GK & News

First Inter-City Electric Bus to operate between Mumbai and Pune

On February 14, 2020, the first inter-city electric bus was launched. The bus will transit between Mumbai and Pune twice every day. It was launched by the Union Transport Minister Nithin Gadkari. Highlights The bus seating capacity was 43. It is capable of running 300 kilo metres in a single charge. The GoI is to ..

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Govt sanctions over 5,000 electric buses under Fame Phase-II

Centre Government has sanctioned 5595 electric buses in 64 cities for intracity and intercity operations under Phase-II of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME-India) Scheme. As per Union Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, this move would give a further push to clean mobility in public transportation. Key Highlights Process ..

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5,645 electric buses sanctioned for 65 cities: NITI Aayog

According to NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog an Inter-Ministerial Panel has sanctioned 5645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities and for inter-city operations to 8 state transport undertakings. The announcement in this regard was made by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. The move will give huge impetus to automobile sector, clean up ..

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Government nod must for electric bus supply under FAME India Scheme

Government has made mandatory for Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to seek approval from Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) before accepting any proposal to supply electric buses for availing incentives under the FAME India scheme. The move is aimed at facilitating smooth roll out and management of demand incentives for e-buses under FAME. After DHI gives ..

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