EVs in India The Indian solar industry is dominated by Chinese solar companies which push huge amounts of cheap solar products into the country which has driven the domestic manufacturing into the ground. This has been the common modus operandi of Chinese companies not only in the solar industry but even in other industries where […]

India has a large public sector owned corporate sector which is dominated by oil companies such as IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC, etc. These are multi-billion dollar companies which are spread across the oil and gas value chain. They own a massive asset base and play a key role in the energy infrastructure of the country. However, […]

Indian policymaking over the strong support being given for the development of Electric Vehicle and its associated infrastructure is worrying the Indian oil and gas industry. India is one of the largest markets for the oil and gas industry and very important as it is one of the few markets which is growing. Besides foreign […]

Despite missteps, the Indian government has strongly signaled that it will support the development of Electric Vehicles in India. It would even take some strong steps such as forcing auto players to make only EVs for two-wheelers and three-wheelers after 3-5 years. While the companies who already have huge investments in the ICE ecosystem are […]

Indian policymakers are of the view that if India is to play a substantial role in the coming EV revolution, then they would need a robust manufacturing system which would ensure that there are enough jobs and the country does not run a huge new import bill as it does now with crude oil imports. […]

India’s Electric Vehicle policy has been a story of more misses than hits with the government yet to make up its mind with what to do despite three years of painful consultations between the government, and the industry. The mind boggling number of ministries involved has led to a complete policy confusion with no one […]