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FAME scheme benefits 99,000 hybrid/EVs in India

by Autocar Pro News Desk Nov 23, 2016

Under the FAME scheme, the department has also approved pilot projects, charging infrastructure projects and technological development projects aggregating to nearly Rs 155 crore.




Centre offers Rs 105 crore grant for EVs to Smart Cities with over a million residents  

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Nov 06, 2017

In addition to the monetary grant of up to Rs 105 crore per city, funds will also be provided for setting up of charging infrastructure in the selected cities...

Passenger Vehicles

India urges Tesla to set up plant in India, make it an Asia manufacturing hub

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 17, 2016

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has asked Tesla to consider making India its Asia manufacturing hub and offered land near major Indian ports to facilitate exports to...


'We're working with many globally renowned institutes to tap lightweighting tech.'

Industry by Shobha Mathur Jan 12, 2017

Rattan Kapur on plans to enable Tier 2 and 3 vendors to upgrade their skills, why Indian industry needs to develop its own IP and build scale, and how engaging...


Indian government set to notify charging infrastructure standard for EVs by September 30

Industry by Shourya Harwani Jul 15, 2016

The electric vehicle (EV) industry in India is the focus of today 2nd National Workshop & Exhibition on FAME India, organised by apex industry bodies, SIAM and...

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After 73,633 units sold, subsidy to mild hybrids under FAME scheme withdrawn

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 03, 2017

The government has withdrawn incentives given to mild hybrid vehicles under THE FAME India scheme. The move will impact sales of the Maruti Ciaz and Ertiga which...