EV Market in China While the Chinese manufacturing industry is extremely strong globally for its low costs and scale, its automobile industry is a nobody in the non-Chinese markets. Cars are still dominated by the western and Japanese car makers. However, the Chinese government wants to change this paradigm with the onset of the electric […]

Softbank and Ola to Change the Face of Indian Taxis Softbank through its company Ola has an ambitious plan to run 1 million Electric Vehicles in India. As part of the pilot, the company had said that it would roll out 1000 EV taxis in some Indian cities and is already working with Mahindra and […]

India’s New EV Policy The Indian government has set out a target to completely electrify its entire transportation fleet of buses, cars, autos and two-wheelers by 2030 but the policy formulation and implementation have been quite poor so far. A number of electric two-wheeler startups have gone bust and there are hardly electric vehicles or […]

Will Govt. Of India Succeed in Promoting EVs Given that the Indian market is currently highly immature in terms of Electric Vehicle adoption, the government is using its own procurement to push the growth of the EV cars. The Indian government has come out with a procurement of hiring EV cars for its transportation department. […]

BHEL & ISRO sign MoU for EV Battery Production Indian state-owned companies have failed miserably in an open market where they do not have monopolistic or semi-monopolistic control. Some of the other state-owned companies which have survived or thrived are due to ownership of such assets which cannot be easily be replicated by private players. […]

Indian EV Market still In Developing State While the Indian government has extremely ambitious targets for Electric Vehicles, the action on the ground is sadly missing. There is a huge dearth of charging station for EVs and even the cost of the EVs is too high as compared to the normal ICE vehicles. The absence […]