Niti’s new road map: Only electric vehicles to be sold after 2030
Monday, 17 June 2019 NITI Aayog has proposed that only electric vehicles should be sold after 2030, expanding the scope of the clean fuel technology beyond two- and three-wheelers. Transport minister Nitin Gadkari, who had once threatened to mandate EVs from 2030, has now said that the roadmap will be decided after consulting the automobile industry.
A once thriving electric vehicle industry in China is starting to feel the pinch from Beijing putting the breaks on its generous subsidy plans and a slowing performance from established rivals like Tesla. Michelle Hennessy reports.