Electric vehicle Current Affairs, GK & News

H.P.: World’s highest EV charging station opened

World’s highest EV charging station was opened at Kaza town, which is located in of Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Highlights The EV charging station was opened on September 23, 2021 in order to promote a sustainable environment. It is the world’s highest electric vehicle charging station located at 500 ft. Along with ..

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ARAI developed charger for Electric Vehicles

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) has developed its indigenous charger for electric vehicles (EV) in order to give a push to EV ecosystem in India. Key Points According to ARAI Director, Reji Mathai, in order to promote EVs, infrastructure for charging is important. Currently, in India, mobility chargers are imported. So, ARAI focused ..

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PEDA inks pact with CESL for EV charging stations

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) for installing public charging station for electric vehicles in Punjab. Key points CESL is a subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL). MoU was signed by chief executive officer of PEDA, Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa. Significance of ..

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RMI India launch ‘Shoonya’ Campaign

NITI Aayog, in association with the RMI and RMI India, launched Shoonya campaign on September 15, 2021. Key Points Shoonya campaign is an initiative to work with consumers and industry in order to promote pollution-free delivery vehicles. This campaign was launched with the aim of accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in urban delivery ..

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September 9: World EV day

World EV Day is observed on September 9 every year in order to mark the celebration of e-mobility. Highlights On this occasion, special awareness campaigns are organised across the world in order to educate people regarding the benefits of electric vehicles. It is a social media campaign which encourages drivers to recognise the benefits of ..

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