FAME-II Current Affairs, GK & News

Project to indigenize Li-ion battery technology for EVs

The IIT Hyderabad incubated start up Pure EV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CSIR-Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI). Under the agreement, the start up and CSIR are to undertake joint research to develop Lithium-Ion Battery technology for electric vehicles. This will help to indigenize Lithium-ion technology. Currently, India is importing Lithium cells ..

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“Go Electric Campaign” of BEE: AP to set up 400 EV charging stations

The “Go Electric” campaign was launched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in coordination with the Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission. The Andhra Pradesh State Government is to set up 400 Electric Vehicle charging vehicles all over the state to promote the usage of electric vehicles. This is to be achieved in coordination with ..

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FAME Scheme: 670 new electric buses and 241 charging stations sanctioned

The Government of India recently sanctioned 670 Electric buses and 241 charging stations under phase II of FAME scheme. FAME is Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles. It was launched to promote electric mobility in the country. Key Features The scheme aims on electrification of public transportation. It provides incentives for three wheelers and ..

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MoRTH allows Registration of electric vehicles without pre-fitted batteries

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced that it will allow the sale and registration of electric vehicles without pre-filled batteries. The Ministry has clarified and notified this to all the States and UTs. Details of the Order The registrations will depend on the type of approval certificates issued by the Test Agency, ..

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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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