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India plans to install 6,000 charging stations across 9 expressways

Indian Minister of State for Heavy Industries has announced that the government is planning to install 6,000 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) across nine expressways in the country. As per the government’s statement, charging is the biggest problem when it comes to the use of EVs, referring to the hurdles in EV adoption, including the time it takes to charge automobiles.

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Policy direction needed to strengthen United States’ position in the global EV transition

The necessity for a stable climate, decreased fuel costs, reduced petroleum dependency, and clean air, especially for those who are disproportionately affected by pollution, definitely acts as factors that motivate governments to move to electric cars. Major economies with significant car production, such as China, Japan, Germany, the United States, and others, suffer the biggest industry risk if they delay the transition to electric vehicles. In a related development, the Biden administration’s American Jobs Plan proposes $52 billion in U.S. assistance for domestic manufacturing, including tax incentives and access to financing.

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Gujarat Releases a Comprehensive EV Policy

The Indian state of Gujarat has launched a progressive and future-looking electric vehicles (EV) policy today. One out of every three passenger cars manufactured in India comes from Gujarat. The state’s announcement today will provide a fillip to the electric mobility ecosystem in the country.

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