Auto Industry: Complete Transition To EV by 2025, Not Sure…

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NITI Aayog had proposed that only electric vehicles (EV) should be sold in India by 2030.

For this, it has called for full electric transition for three-wheelers by 2023 and two-wheelers with an engine capacity less than 150 CC by 2025.

It has asked two-wheeler and three-wheeler companies to come up with concrete steps towards the transition to electric mobility and gave them a two weeks notice to submit their plans.

However, this decision has caused a furore among leading auto industry players. TVS, Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Auto— have raised concerns on this transition.

They have reportedly argued that targeting “two- and three-wheelers but not cars makes it an incomplete initiative. Two-wheeler contribute to 20% of automotive pollution.”

Hero MotoCorp said it was “deeply concerned by the potential repercussions of NITI Aayog’s approach of completely banning two-wheelers of up to 150cc that are powered by Internal Combustion Engines”.

This is a PTI News-Feed

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