Through this tie-up, driver partners on the Uber app can avail themselves of a package which would include Mahindra electric vehicles
Ola says shared mobility, choosing right vehicle segment can ensure success of electric vehicles in India
The report - based on insights from Ola's EV project in Nagpur - also stated that it would make sense to focus on electrifying vehicles with the highest demand and utility in the Indian context.
The report quantifies direct oil and carbon savings that vehicles incentivised under the FAME II would deliver.
The scheme is the expanded version of the present scheme titled ‘FAME India 1’ which was launched in April 2015, with total outlay of just Rs 895 crore.
The Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme with an outlay of Rs 10,000 crore over a period of three years will be implemented with effect from April 1, 2019.
International experience, automakers said, has shown that the role of governments is crucial in creating a market for Electric Vehicles
The government, as well as industry representatives from all over the world, attended the event.
Top transport and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) officials took part in the conference beamed live at Vidhana Soudha.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday said that he, along with other members, have proposed that road tax be exempted for electric vehicles.
Last week, the finance ministry had asked all government departments to hire electric vehicles for officials in the capital to increase the usage of green fuel.
They both were together directed to pay Rs 25,000 and also replace the battery, free of charge.
The electric vehicle (EV) market is set to grow in a big way owing to the ambitious plans of the automakers and the initiatives of the Central government.
The transport minister, who inaugurated electric vehicle expo here, cautioned the manufacturers not to compromise on quality by importing substandard parts from China.
For long range and heavy duty EVs, there will have to be at least one station on each side of the highway every 100km.
Under this partnership, Zoomcar expects to deploy 500 electric vehicles in over 20 cities with Tata Motors over the next one year.