Electric vehicle industry in India Current Affairs, GK & News

PiMo- eBike launched by IIT Madras-Incubated start-up

The Pi Beam, which is an IIT Madras-incubated start-up, recently launched the electric two-wheeler called ‘PiMO’. Highlights Pi Beam has set an aim of selling 10,000 vehicles by the end of financial year 2021-22. The bike was founded by an IIT Madras Alum Visakh Sasikumar. 100 customers have already pre-booked the e-bike. About PiMO The ..

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‘Switch Delhi’ Campaign Launched by Kejriwal government

The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign on February 4, 2021. Highlights The campaign was launched to promote the use of electric vehicles. The Chief Minister further asked the citizens to buy electric vehicles as it will play a key role in combating the pollution in Delhi. The Chief Minister ..

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Tamil Nadu: 100% Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption to EVs

The State Government of Tamil Nadu recently notified that it will grant 100% motor vehicle tax exemption for Electric Vehicles. Earlier, the State Government had issued orders for 50% concessional rate to EV taxes. It has now been made to 100%. Key Highlights The State Government has exempted taxes to both transport and non-transport vehicles. ..

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Tata Motors Ltd signs a MoU with Maharashtra government to promote e-Mobility in State

Tata Motors Ltd.  has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government of Maharashtra for deployment of 1000 Electric Vehicles (EV) across its range of passenger and commercial vehicles in the State. The company also partnered Tata group company, Tata Power Ltd to set up of EV Charging Stations in the State. The ..

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Karnataka government receives approval for purchase of electric vehicles

The Karnataka government has recently received the approval for purchase of electric vehicles from the Department of Heavy Industries of the Union Government under FAME India subsidised scheme. The state will purchase 40 electric buses, 100 four wheelers and 500 three wheelers at maximum of 60% subsidy under the scheme. The subsidy support is also ..

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