20 May 2024


Government panel finds EV manufacturers violated FAME 2 subsidy scheme

A high-level government panel, established by the Union Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI), has discovered that auto companies intentionally violated the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric (& Hybrid) Vehicles in India (FAME-2) guidelines.

01 Apr 2024

Indian Government

EMPS 2024: India's new Rs. 500cr EV scheme starts today 

Indian government's new initiative, the Electric Mobility Promotion Scheme 2024 (EMPS 2024), aimed at promoting electric mobility across the nation, comes into force starting today.

08 Mar 2024

Electric Scooters

Centre denies FAME-II EV scheme extension beyond March 31

The Ministry of Heavy Industries has put an end to recent rumors, stating that the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME-II) scheme will not be extended by four months.

18 Dec 2023

Indian Government

FAME subsidy removal on electric two-wheelers under consideration: Expected impact

The Indian government is likely to discontinue subsidies for electric two-wheelers in the coming weeks.

Greaves Electric Mobility refunds Rs. 124 crore FAME-II subsidy

Greaves Electric Mobility has refunded approximately Rs. 124 crore to the Centre in subsidies obtained through the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicles (FAME-II) initiative in India.

Centre demands subsidy refund; EV makers in turn ask customers

The Indian government has demanded a refund of Rs. 469 crore from seven EV makers for allegedly claiming incentives while not complying with the FAME 2 norms.

22 May 2023

Electric Vehicles

FAME-II revision: Electric two-wheelers to become costlier from June 1

Get ready to pay more for electric two-wheelers (E2Ws) in India starting June 1.

18 May 2023

Electric Vehicles

FAME II subsidy revision: Electric two-wheelers may soon become costlier

Over the last couple of years, electric vehicles have been gaining popularity across the globe. India has also seen a large jump in sales of electric two-wheelers, especially e-scooters.

02 May 2023

Ola Electric

Ola S1 Pro owners to get charger reimbursement: Here's why

Bought an EV charger separately while purchasing an Ola Electric scooter in India? You are entitled to a refund.

Centre probes "misappropriation" of incentives by EV makers in India

Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister for Heavy Industries, has informed the parliament that the government will be investigating possible misappropriation of incentives given to electric vehicle (EV) makers in India.

25 Nov 2020

Electric Vehicles

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced to set up one e-charging kiosk at around 69,000 petrol stations across India, furthering the government's plan to make India an electric vehicle nation by 2030.

30 Oct 2020


Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

Mahindra will launch its all-electric eKUV100 compact SUV in India by January 2021, the company's MD and CEO, Dr. Pawan Goenka, has revealed.

19 Aug 2019


Hero Optima ER, Nyx ER e-scooters launched in India

Expanding its products line-up, Hero Electric has launched the Optima ER and Nyx ER e-scooters in India.

11 May 2019

Electric Vehicles

Ather 450 receives FAME-II subsidy, gets a price cut

Bengaluru-based start-up Ather Energy has announced that its flagship scooter Ather 450 has received a subsidy of Rs. 27,000 under FAME II scheme.