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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 ..


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 ..


2636 EV Charging Stations sanctioned under Phase II FAME India

The Department of Heavy Industries operating under Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has sanctioned 2636 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations under FAME India scheme Phase II. The stations are to be set in 62 cities in 24 states ..


India’s Electric Mobility Transformation: Progress to Date and Future Opportunities

NITI Aayog together with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has released a report titled “India’s Electric Mobility Transformation: Progress to Date and Future Opportunities”. The report analyses the opportunities for the automobile sector and government under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing ..


Inter-Ministerial panel programme “FAME-II” to monitor projects

The government has constituted an inter-ministerial panel programme named “FAME-II” (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles) of Rs. 10,000 to monitor, sanction and implement projects. This programme is aimed at incentivising clean mobility with immediate effect and until further ..

CCEA Approves Phase 2 of FAME Scheme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved Rs 10,000 crore package over three years till 2022 for the second phase of Faster Adoption & Manufacturing of Electric (and hybrid) vehicles (FAME) scheme. FAME II Scheme The FAME scheme ..