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Delhi gets 150 electric buses; Arvind Kejriwal says commuters can avail free travel till 26 May
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Delhi gets 150 electric buses; Arvind Kejriwal says commuters can avail free travel till 26 May

The Delhi government has allocated Rs 1,862 crore for getting electric buses over the next 10 years while the the Centre has provided Rs 150 crore for that. Kejriwal said the target is to get 2,000 electric buses within a year

Explained: How electrifying public transport will help tackle climate change
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Explained: How electrifying public transport will help tackle climate change

If all cars on the road became powered by renewable electricity, almost one-fifth of emissions would be cut. It would also help to weather spikes in oil prices linked to war, and enjoy cleaner air and quieter cities

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flags off first fully electric bus in city, says more 300 to join soon
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flags off first fully electric bus in city, says more 300 to join soon

Kejriwal called the step 'beginning of a new era in the transport sector' in the city and asserted that the move would help control pollution levels

New Delhi expected to get its first electric bus in February: all you need to know about election vehicle
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New Delhi expected to get its first electric bus in February: all you need to know about election vehicle

These buses will have a low floor and will be equipped with hydraulic lifts. The facility will allow passengers on wheelchairs to board the bus easily.

Delhi’s air pollution problem can’t be solved by traditional means — bicycle infrastructure, last-mile connectivity are a must
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Delhi’s air pollution problem can’t be solved by traditional means — bicycle infrastructure, last-mile connectivity are a must

We have the same technology as that of developed countries, so why is Delhi’s air quality so poor?

Govt approves sanction of 5,595 electric buses under second phase of FAME India scheme
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Govt approves sanction of 5,595 electric buses under second phase of FAME India scheme

The government has sanctioned 5,595 electric buses in 64 cities for intracity and intercity operations under the second phase of FAME India scheme in order to push for clean mobility in public transportation, an official release said on Thursday

Tata Motors to supply 40 electric buses to Lucknow City Transport Services
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Tata Motors to supply 40 electric buses to Lucknow City Transport Services

Tata Motors will supply 40 electric buses to Lucknow City Transport Services Ltd (LCTSL) in a phased manner in four months

Tamil Nadu govt presents 2019-20 budget with no new taxes; revenue deficit expected to reduce in next few years
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Tamil Nadu govt presents 2019-20 budget with no new taxes; revenue deficit expected to reduce in next few years

The Tamil Nadu government also announced a number of initiatives in various sectors, including implementing a Rs 2,000 crore comprehensive parking management project in state capital Chennai

Electric buses are crucial for fighting pollution, but transition from traditional vehicles in India won't be easy
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Electric buses are crucial for fighting pollution, but transition from traditional vehicles in India won't be easy

In the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, several bureaucrats of Indian cities proudly announced the number of electric buses their cities had.

BEST acquires four 31-seater electric buses for Mumbai's suburban sectors; two more to join fleet soon
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BEST acquires four 31-seater electric buses for Mumbai's suburban sectors; two more to join fleet soon

The Bombay Electric Supply & Transport on Friday acquired four high-tech eco-friendly electric buses, which will be deployed on its Mumbai suburban sectors.

Beijing set to increase the number of electric buses from 1,000 to 10,000 by 2020
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Beijing set to increase the number of electric buses from 1,000 to 10,000 by 2020

The proportion of buses in Beijing powered by electricity among the total public transport vehicles will increase from the current 10 percent to 60 percent.

Ashok Leyland teams up with SUN Mobility to develop electric buses
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Ashok Leyland teams up with SUN Mobility to develop electric buses

Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland and SUN Mobility have entered into a strategic alliance to develop electric buses, said officials of the two companies here on Tuesday.

Haryana government to introduce electric buses to reduce pollution in Gurugram
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Haryana government to introduce electric buses to reduce pollution in Gurugram

In the first phase, 75-100 electric buses would be operated in Gurugram.

Elon Musk reveals Tesla's ambitious 'master plan'
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Elon Musk reveals Tesla's ambitious 'master plan'

The billionaire CEO envisions a radical new way of transport and reveals that Tesla is working on autonomous electric heavy-duty trucks and buses