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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

Govt asserts subsidy for promotion of electric mobility will be only for commercial vehicles, not personal usage
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Govt asserts subsidy for promotion of electric mobility will be only for commercial vehicles, not personal usage

The government on Friday asserted that subsidies for the promotion of electric mobility in India will be only for commercial vehicles, and automobiles for personal usage will not be included

Daily Bulletin: Nation prays for IAF pilot's return; Modi reviews security status as tensions escalate with Pak; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Nation prays for IAF pilot's return; Modi reviews security status as tensions escalate with Pak; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Nation hopes for safe return of captured IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan; Pakistan airspaces shut down; PM Modi chairs high-level security meeting; and more.

BHEL to set up solar-based electric vehicle charging stations on Delhi-Chandigarh highway; PSU to expand e-mobility biz
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BHEL to set up solar-based electric vehicle charging stations on Delhi-Chandigarh highway; PSU to expand e-mobility biz

BHEL said it will design, engineer, manufacture, supply and instal the EV charging stations along with a central monitoring system.

Electric vehicle segment to stabilise in India over next five years, says M&M managing director Pawan Goenka
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Electric vehicle segment to stabilise in India over next five years, says M&M managing director Pawan Goenka

Speaking at the annual convention of SIAM, M&M Managing Director Pawan Goenka said with EV prices coming down and demand picking up for such vehicles, subsidy requirements would come down over a period of time

Govt to exempt EVs, alternative fuel-powered vehicles from permit requirements, says union road minister Nitin Gadkari
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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.

Govt may impose higher tax on petrol and diesel cars to cut FAME scheme burden, boost electric vehicles' sale
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Govt may impose higher tax on petrol and diesel cars to cut FAME scheme burden, boost electric vehicles' sale

The Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) has raised a demand for a budgetary requirement of Rs 9,381 crore to run the FAME scheme till fiscal 2022-23.

Mercedes-Benz India to introduce electric vehicles by 2018
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Mercedes-Benz India to introduce electric vehicles by 2018

The Government of India has been encouraging automobile manufacturers to manufacture electric and hybrid vehicles in the country under the FAME scheme

Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence: Here's a look at other hybrid vehicles available in India
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Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence: Here's a look at other hybrid vehicles available in India

With the Volvo XC90 launched in India, there are already a number of hybrid vehicles that are available in India. Luxury or not, these come in various forms and from a number of manufacturers.