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Automakers run into collision with Centre’s electric vehicle plan

Automakers run into collision with Centre’s electric vehicle plan

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Companies such as Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor have objected to banning two- and three-wheelers and asked for at least four months to come up with a comprehensive plan

Two- and three-wheeler manufacturers are stoutly resisting the government’s e-mobility plan. The government wants to ban internal combustion engine (ICE)-powered three- and two-wheelers (with an engine capacity of less than 150cc) by 2023 and 2025, respectively, and replace them with electric vehicles (EVs).

With the meeting between the NITI Aayog and auto industry executives ending in a stalemate on Friday, the two sides may continue to spar over the road map for e-mobility in one of the world’s most polluted countries. Even as the NITI Aayog has given the industry two Read More…

Source: business-standard
Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network