Terming huge crude oil import a "big economic challenge" for the country, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday urged automakers to focus on alternative fuel vehicles as well and ensured Government's support in the venture
Govt to exempt EVs, alternative fuel-powered vehicles from permit requirements, says union road minister Nitin Gadkari
We have decided to exempt EVs and all vehicles including autorickshaws, buses, taxis run on alternative fuel like ethanol, biodiesel, CNG, methanol and biofuel, from permit requirements, Nitin Gadkari said.
Oil prices have been on the rise for quite some time now from its lows in the past three years and hit record highs in recent months.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari is clear that electric cars, buses, taxis and bikes are the future and India should move forward in this direction
Govt plans double decker luxury public transport buses in five routes from Delhi, to run on alternative fuels
The government is looking to revamp public transport through introduction of double decker luxury buses run on alternative fuels, with an aim to curb private vehicle use, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday