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This paper explores the evolution and future direction of financial incentives to promote zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) adoption and suggests adjustments to reflect the maturing ZEV market. The analysis highlights the need for tailored incentives that consider local conditions and market changes.

This paper explores the pivotal role of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales regulations in enhancing the adoption of electric two-wheelers in India, highlighting the gap between current gasoline vehicle dominance and the ambitious electric vehicle targets set by the government.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, (MoRTH) on March 15, 2024, notified the Central Motor Vehicles (Registration and Functions of Vehicle Scrapping Facility) Amendment Rules, 2024 to further amend the Motor Vehicles (Registration and Functions of Vehicle Scrapping Facility) Rules, 2021.

The Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI), vide notification dated 15 March 2024, has introduced a ‘scheme to promote India as a manufacturing destination for Electric Vehicles (EVs) and attract investments from global EV manufacturers (Scheme)’.

Vehicular congestion and insufficient parking facilities are significant emerging challenges for India’s mega and metropolitan cities, severely impairing mobility.

Electric Mobility Promotion Scheme 2024 (EMPS 2024) scheme is being introduced by Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India with the approval of Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance to further accelerate the adoption of EVs in the country. This is a fund limited scheme with a total outlay of Rs.

India’s electric mobility sector is witnessing swift expansion, surpassing 1.5 million units in sales in 2023, primarily driven by the electric two-wheelers segment.

Electric bikes, or e-bikes, are close substitutes for cars and two-wheelers because they cover longer distances with less effort. Thus, e-bikes will play a key role in shifting passenger and freight trips away from high-polluting private vehicles and generating fewer emissions if used at scale.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on February 29, 2024, issued the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2024, to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

This Used Heavy- Duty Vehicles and the Environment: A Global Overview of Used Heavy-Duty Vehicles: Flow, Scale and Regulation report analyses the flow and scale of used heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) from three major used HDVs exporters – Japan, the European Union (EU) and Republic of Korea (ROK).

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