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Biden Administration Has Announced $5 Billion In Funding For Electric Vehicles

The U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy announced nearly $5 billion that will be made available under the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to build out a national electric vehicle charging network,…

Budget 2022: New Battery Swapping Policy Announced To Boost Electric Vehicle Usage

In a boost for the electric vehicle industry, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, February 1, announced that the government will bring a battery swapping policy in view of space constraints for setting up charging stations. “Considering the constraint space…

New Construction Projects In The UK Will Be Required To Include EV Charging Stations

The United Kingdom has ambitious emissions goals, to say the least. In winter 2020, the U.K. government accelerated its ban on sales of internal combustion engines from 2040 to 2030. However, the U.K. also needs electric cars, motorcycles, and scooters…

The Cabinet Approves Auto PLI Scheme For Electric Vehicles And Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

The Union Cabinet approved a Rs 26,058 crore production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for auto, auto-components and drone industries to enhance India’s manufacturing capabilities, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said. The PLI scheme will incentivize the emergence of advanced automotive technologies’…

Goa Issues Draft EV Policy, Proposes All Two-Wheelers To Switch To Electric After 2025

The Goa government has issued the draft ‘Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy, 2021’. The policy would be enforced for five years, from the date of its notification in the official gazette. In February this year, Goa’s Minister of Power, Environment,…

New Maharashtra EV Policy Draft Announced: EV Prices Set To Undergo Reduction

To complement the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicle II (FAME II) policy, the government of Maharashtra has announced the new Maharashtra EV Policy 2021. The new EV policy looks to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in the…

Karnataka Tweaks Policy To Woo Electric Vehicle Makers

The Karnataka government has amended its electric vehicle and energy storage policy to attract more investments in the e-mobility sector across the state, an official said. “As decided at the May 27 state cabinet meeting, the Karnataka Electric Vehicle &…

Maharashtra Intends To Lead In The Electric Vehicle Category, According To Officials.

The Maharashtra government in the next five years plans to ensure at least 10 per cent of newly registered vehicles in its major cities would be electric ones, a senior official said. Addressing a virtual town hall organised by ‘Climate…

LEVA-EU Warns Proposed EU Battery Rules Will Harm Manufacturers

The Light Electric Vehicle Association, LEVA-EU, has warned that the proposed new rules governing batteries for electric vehicles will do more harm than good for manufacturers. The warning followed the European Commission’s proposal to the European Parliament and Council for…

India To Offer Incentives To Global EV Players, Aims To Attract $14 Billion Investment Over 5 Yrs

India plans to offer fresh incentives to companies making electric vehicles (EVs) as part of a broad auto sector scheme it expects to attract $14 billion of investment over five years, according to industry sources and a document. The country’s…