SMEV sets up separate verticals for 4 vehicle segments, EV component
In an effort to provide new momentum to electric mobility in India, the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles has appointed five industry representatives across vehicl...
Government should set an example for EV usage: Ampere’s Hemalatha Anna...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 04 Jun 2018
The CEO has urged the government to provide support to the electric vehicle industry and become a key consumer for the EVs across the spectrum. The go...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 09 May 2018
The conference aims to augment the demand of electric vehicles from the user segment, create a conducive EV ecosystem by building infrastructure and e...
Ampere EV's Hemalatha urges Centre to consult industry in policy draft...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 30 Mar 2018
CEO and founder of Ampere Electric Vehicle and South Chapter chief of SMEV questions abrupt discontinuity of subsidy for low-speed two-wheeler models,...
Ampere CEO urges government to continue subsidy and incentivise EV in...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 23 Mar 2018
Hemalatha Annamalai points out that the industry needs quick roll out, separate funds for continuous research that will lead to key component developm...
SMEV seeks tax reduction and incentives from Budget FY2018-19
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 25 Jan 2018
SMEV expects the government to take immediate remedies and proactive measures which have been identified by it and were also known to the government.
SMEV seeks reduction of GST on EV batteries
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 21 Dec 2017
The unreasonably high rate of GST is one of the key impediments for faster adoption of electric vehicles in the country and as one of the main stumbli...
Gujarat tops India EV sales in FY2017
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 23 Nov 2017
The top five Indian states in terms of EV sales were Gujarat (4,330 units), West Bengal (2,846), Uttar Pradesh (2,467), Rajasthan (2,388) and Maharash...
1 million high-performance electric two-wheelers needed in 2017 to get...
by Shobha Mathur , 17 Nov 2016
FAME estimates electric two-wheelers to touch the magical 25 million mark by 2019-20 while SMEV pegs them at 250,000 units growing at a CAGR of about ...
Electric vehicle industry continues to face hurdles in India
by Sumantra B Barooah , 22 Aug 2016
After the FAME India scheme’s launch, the Indian EV market has seen some growth. But there are some hurdles that need to be removed for better tractio...
EV sales in India touch 22,000 in 2015-16
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 04 Apr 2016
For a country of India's size and its motoring population, sales of 22,000 EVs are insignificant. Clearly, there is much left to be done by the govern...