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Goa govt., NTPC signs an agreement for 100 e-buses and charging stations

The Goa government has entered into an agreement with National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (NTPC) for procurement of 100 e-buses and setting up charging stations across the state said transport minister Ramkrishna Dhavalikar on Tuesday reports TOI. Drivers for these e-buses will be initially provided by NTPC, however, conductors will be from Goa. Dhavalikar “We […]

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Electric buses and e-rickshaws to soon hit Rajkot roads

Under the Climate Resilience City Action Plan electric buses (e-buses) and e-rickshaws will soon ply on Rajkot roads. People of Rajkot will soon be able to enjoy environment friendly rides with these EVs. Rajkot mayor Bina Acharya in a press statement said that Climate Resilience City Action Plan is a part of Capacity Building Project […]

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 THANE TO GET ITS FIRST BATCH OF 100 EV CHARGING STATIONS SOON The civic body is reportedly planning to roll out one such facility in January and has signed an MoU regarding this on Thursday. ET citing source reports that in the MoU signed by the TMC and two private automobile companies—Mahindra and Mahindra […]

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Nepal’s first electric bus service launched in Kathmandu

Nepal introduced China-made electric buses on the roads of the capital on Tuesday, with Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli emphasising on the operation of such vehicles to deal with the shortage of petroleum products in the land-locked country. The electric buses have come into operation in Kathmandu with the joint initiative of Lumbini Development […]

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Himachal govt to buy 30 electric buses to run on various routes in Shimla town

The Himachal Pradesh government will soon purchase 30 electric buses to run on various routes in Shimla town, State Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur said. “These buses will not only provide comfortable travelling facility to the commuters but will also help in checking pollution levels. The purchase orders have already been given after all code […]

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Olectra with BYD to invest Rs 700 cr for electric buses in Uttarakhand

Electric vehicle manufacturer Olectra – BYD on Thursday announced that it has signed an agreement with Uttarakhand government to deploy 500 AC electric buses in the state with an investment of Rs 700 crore. According to the pact, Hyderabad based Olectra Greentech in a strategic tie-up with China’s BYD Auto Industry will deploy the ‘Made […]

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Electric buses to kick out all diesel buses from Bengaluru streets in five years

State government is planning to replace all diesel buses running on Bengaluru street with electric buses in the next five years said Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Wednesday. G Parameshwara was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 8th edition of Busworld India, a three-day bus and coach exhibition, organised by Busworld International at Bangalore […]

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PMPML planning to roll out e-buses by R-Day but lack funds: Report

The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) reportedly planned to bring at least 25 e-buses by January 26 and another 125 by March next year, but both the PMPML and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) are unsure about the project. A senior PMPML official speaking to TOI said that at present both civic bodies have […]

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Delhi to get 1000 electric buses to fight air pollution

In a bid to curb air pollution in Delhi and address commuters’ woes, the state government on Wednesday approved hiring a consultant to run 1,000 electric buses. estimated to cost Rs. 2,500 crore, in the national capital as promised in its 2018-19 Budget. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced about the cabinet’ decision on tweeter, […]

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