What is the deal with EVs catching fire? And why should you care?

Energizing India Blog, 30th Dec ’21 “Safety of E-Scooters continues to make headlines as EV fire claims its first life in India”  For years, the idea of electric vehicles ruling our highways seemed like a far-fetched dream. However, electric vehicles (EVs) are now in high demand worldwide, and their popularity is only expected to grow in the coming years. […]

E17 | What does it take to build India’s most electrified state for zero-emission mobility | K.R. JYOTHILAL IAS

Today our show meets someone very interesting as we feature a senior policymaker and regulator for the transport sector in one of India’s most progressive states, Kerala. In this very engaging conversation, we cover how the great CORONA lockdowns impacted mobility and the economy of the state. We also discuss why Kerala has some of […]

Tata Motors Celebrates its 10,000th Electric Vehicle Customer.

Energizing India News, 28 Sep 21′ Tata Motors has reached a new milestone by enrolling its 10,000th electric vehicle customer, making it the first and only carmaker in India to do so. Early adopters have driven the first 10,000 electric vehicles, which, according to Tata Motors, will pave the path for EVs to become mainstream. […]

Toyota to invest $13.5B to develop EV battery tech by 2030.

Energizing India News, 14 Sep 21′ Toyota Motor Corp said it expects to spend more than $13.5 Billion by 2030 to develop batteries and its battery supply system – a bid to lead in the key automotive technology over the next decade.  The world’s largest automaker by volume, which pioneered hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles with the […]

Maharashtra EV Policy To Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption

The Maharashtra government facilitates the adoption of electric vehicles through incentives and subsidies for both consumers and manufacturers under its Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021-2025. Maharashtra, a leading industrial, manufacturing, and finance hub in India, announced its Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2021 on July 13, 2021. It will be valid till March 31, 2025. The new […]

Fame-2 incentive scheme for electric vehicles extended by two more years

Initially, to be implemented for three years from April 1, 2019, it will now be in force for up to March 31, 2024.  The Union Government’s decision to extend the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicle (FAME) scheme by two years to 31 March 2024, will help push […]