What can, will, and must drive the revolution of electric mobility in India.
The 2019 Budget is betting big on industry capacity and consumer demand for the success of EVs in India.
If India has to catch up, the project needs to be larger than large-scale, and must necessarily be driven by the state.
The government has unveiled a slew of incentives for electric vehicles in the budget.
Mobility in cities for women has been transformed by technology-enabled sharing.
For the automobile industry, this shift in consumer preferences will involve a lot of internal re-engineering.
India saves on fuel imports, and if the power infrastructure is scaled up, the target can be reached
India’s plan to move towards an entirely electric road transport system by 2030 is slowly taking shape.
The efficacy of the index would be in it enabling the states to make an efficient energy shift.
User-friendly, safe and convenient charging infrastructure will decide the pace of our EV journey.
Policies on tariff, open access charging and easing technical roadblocks are key to unleashing an EV revolution.
Battery swapping will remain commercially viable only as a complementary service to EV charging infrastructures.
Two-wheelers must be the absolute priority area of the EV sector in India.
India needs to build a strong public transport system rather than blindly investing on the EV ecosystem.
Shifting away from internal combustion engines to EVs is a journey, not a deadline-driven destination.
Now it is time for auto manufacturers, energy companies, transport organisations to formulate a winning strategy.
Electric vehicles are necessary to improve India’s transport system.
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Ministry of Surface Transport has to take the lead in providing incentives for production and usage of electric buses
Nagpur can lead the way in the electric vehicles space.
Developing charging stations and parking spaces can be integrated into the PPP model of development.
Why the state must build engineering solutions and farm out the job of maintaining them to companies.
A sufficient push will have to be given to those who can invest in charging infrastructure
China is leading the EV revolution with a market for battery-powered vehicles that is growing fast.
With innovations to develop EV charging infrastructure emerging, there is a need to look beyond lithium batteries.
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This model sets the tone for a great low-friction divestment template.
Geopolitics is a far greater driver – all large countries want to reduce their dependence on the Middle East oil and gas.
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The government will have to build a nationwide network of tens of thousands of charging points.
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Besides charging stations, we also need to talk about the batteries to be used in electric vehicles.
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