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NITI Aayog EV push may accelerate lithium-ion battery production in India

by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 09, 2017

The existing miniscule EV industry in India is heavily dependent on import of Li-Ion batteries, the core component of an EV, which also serves to increase EV costs.

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National

India to get its first smart mobility city; states invited

National by Nilesh Wadhwa Nov 22, 2017

NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) to enable India's transition towards smart mobility solution through the country’s first ‘Lighthouse City’.

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Industry

Toyota bats for technology-agnostic approach for EV push in India

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 29, 2017

Shekar Viswanathan, vice-chairman and director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, calls India's all-electric mobility mission impractical and says customers should be given...

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NITI Aayog plans 135 charging stations in Delhi-NCR

National by Autocar Pro News Desk Nov 13, 2017

NITI Aayog the premium-policy think-tank which had started the momentum for the countrys' switch towards electric-mobility has come out with a proposal to set-up...

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SMEV asks NITI Aayog to hike electric two-wheeler subsidy to Rs 40,000 per unit

Two-Wheelers by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 21, 2017

The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles moots raising of subsidy to make high-speed, lithium battery-equipped electric two-wheelers attractive to buyers...

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Technology

Average EV range nearly doubles in last 6 years

Technology by Nilesh Wadhwa Dec 27, 2017

In last six years the median of all-electric vehicles has nearly doubled from the prevailing range in 2011.