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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.




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’.


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...


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...


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...


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.