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Energy storage, EVs boosted by India Budget

India’s newly appointed finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has unveiled the country’s full-year budget that discussed support for lithium battery and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing, as well as a focus on solar charging infrastructure for EVs. The budget runs up to 31 March 2020, following prime minister Narendra Modi’s recent thumping victory in the world’s largest […]

Auto industry gets an electric boost in FY20 Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden Budget provides tax incentives and GST cuts for electric vehicles. ‘The future is electric,’ reiterates the Union Budget 2019-20. In her maiden Budget speech on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an income tax deduction of ₹1.5 lakh on loans for electric vehicles to incentivise their purchase. The loan is […]