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Will electric vehicles be successful in India?


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Why not? But don’t expect that to happen anywhere in the next 3-4 decades. India just lacks the right infrastructure and ecosystem that promotes electric car.

One has to be absurd to believe the governments’ ambitious plan to convert entire vehicle fleet in the country to electric by 2030. Even some of developed countries in the world can’t do it, we’re still (slowly) developing.

There are a lot of problems on the way that makes the dream for these state-of-art cars very distant.

One, these electric cars need to be charged every so often. In a country where parts of villages still haven’t seen electricity, spending so much resource in charging electric cars would be cruel and dim. Plus, to charge the cars, we would need to install public charging points at the right interval across the country, which, again, is not a possible idea for India at the moment. Because who are we kidding, we can’t even install self-serving vending machines even in the urban areas yet, and there are still many parts in the country that are very hard to access. These are the first things the government must do before investing anything on the charging points.

Second, electric car won’t be a popular choice among Indian consumers. Because, at least in the initial stage, it would be comparatively expensive! Plus the need to recharge it regularly and for long period of time would make these cars very unappealing. Also, driving these cars would require the right skills and information. Now let’s not get started on this. We’re a country where you can get your driving license by bribing officials. No one would really take time to learn about the electric cars.

At the end, the most saddening reason why electric car won’t be a success in India is because majority o population in the country doesn’t care about the environment and global warming. Everyone’s fine burning natural resources and damaging environment.

So yeah, until 40 years from now, don’t expect to see electric cars in the mainstream of the country.


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Steps towards e-versatility :

Private and Taxi purchasers ought to be given appropriations to purchasing EVs. This would lessen in general buy cost and make them a similarly relative incentive for purchasers to consider when contrasted and comparable ICE autos.

Give worthwhile financing plans particularly to EVs which have lower loan costs on advances and some measure of annual assessment discount

Forego Road charge, enlistment duty and roadway cost for EVs for a specific term (5–10 years) it's anything but difficult to actualize now with the presentation of FastTag innovation.

Monetarily and strategically Help makers, particularly those creating/offering EVs to set up charging framework on thruways and key areas like staggered Parking parcels in shopping centers and markets. The administration should share a portion of the expense of chi contending framework and the rest by maker.

Command the establishment of sun oriented housetop boards for somewhat fueling previously mentioned open chargers.

Methodicallly eliminate ICE transports and taxicabs past a specific date. Assign certain thickly populated zone of urban communities as EV/clean fuel vehicle zones where ICE autos are not permitted (like London)