India’s transport sector has predominantly been driven by the growth of Internal Combustion Engine based vehicles that run on petrol, diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG). The growing middle income class and their increased aspirations, cheaper finances, are some of the key factors that led to increased demand for personal mobility. This led to proliferation of production and sales of two and four wheelers in recent decades. As per recent statistics, India’s annual vehicle production is more than 25 million. Two wheelers has the largest production share of 79 percent, followed by passenger vehicles 14 percent and the remaining 7 percent largely comprising of commercial vehicles that include three wheelers, light commercial vehicles and …show more content…
In order to promote production of electric buses, the government has already declared incentives of 60 percent of the cost of the bus or INR 1 million, whichever is lower for those products that have localisation content of 35 percent and above. Localisation content refers to the parts of the bus made in India.
Given that India has laid strong emphasis on EVs, India has a huge potential of becoming one of the largest electric vehicle markets. This will provide several opportunities for automobile manufacturers, electric vehicle component manufacturers and other players along the electric vehicle value chain. While it is Mahindra’s E2O, the only BEV that is sold in Indian market, companies like Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Nissan, Toyota, have expressed their strong willingness to introduce electric vehicles in Indian market.
Yet there are quite a number of challenges that is impeding growth of electric vehicle sector in India which include high manufacturing costs, lack of sufficient charging infrastructure, unreliability, low performance and high cost of batteries are all strong factor opposing factors that impede the sale of EVs. Minimal scope for innovations in technology due to limited research and
We have the desire to create a new form of technology and get away from gasoline cars. Electric cars are the future in transportation and will pave the way for the auto industry in years to come. Even though we have not seen the results we need in production, costs, and technology, people are positive they will soon catch on. In this paper I will discuss the cultural considerations of the electric car. I will compare the United States use of technology with other nations around the world such as China. When comparing them, I will cover the main sources of the technology for present electric cars and also the production. I will review America’s innovation and motivation in pursuing the electric car. Based on that I will name some leading car brands
The industry players are focusing on technical innovations like improvements in fuel efficiency, incorporating safety features like air bags in small segment cars, parking assistance features, automatic transmission in small segment cars, commercial vehicles ensuring the safety of drivers, two-wheelers with enhanced fuel efficiency, high engine performance, introducing features catering to the female customers etc. The average growth in terms of number of units of
Abstract—In this modern era, many advancements in technology have been witnessed. Research and data collected around the world have allowed for these advancements to take place. This has allowed for a better understanding of the footprint humans leave on the environment. As a result, this has allowed for the planet to become eco-friendlier. An eco-friendly advancement in the 21st century is the electric vehicle. There are a plethora of benefits using electric vehicles. Some advantages include no emissions, cost-effective, and low maintenance.
The United States of America is one of the biggest automobile markets in the world. This trend has also created awareness for environmentalist to bring attention to rising level of pollution and emission within the cities and metropolis. As response, the U.S. Government is encouraging the automobile manufacturers to produce clean and renewable alternative vehicles that will drastically reduce pollution and emission. Subsequently, the automobile industry has witnessed a gradual introduction of environmental friendly vehicles that use clean and renewable energy to encourage less pollution and safer environment. The manufactures of these vehicles have introduced into the market three categories of electric passenger car
After the success of electric cars in the West, manufacturers from around the globe are entering into this business. With more players in the market, the competition is expected to be intense.
This book, written by Michael H. Westbrook in 2001, offers a thorough depiction of the current status, history, and the future advancement of electric cars. The Electric and Hybrid Electric Car book analyzes slants in electric auto improvement from a global viewpoint, with numerous illustrations drawing from the creator's own encounters in American and European car commercial ventures. Starting with the experimental revelations that made electric vehicle innovation conceivable at the beginning of the 20th century, author Michael H. Westbrook
In 2016, there were 17.55 million cars sold in the US and electric vehicles (EVs) made up less than 1%, accounting for 150,000 vehicles, – up from 17,500 sales in 2012. EV’s have been slow to capture market share, although their growth may allude to a tipping point in the near future.
The subject of electric vehicles has been very popular of late. There have been many articles written, and research done, to scrutinize the on-going use of combustion vehicles while convincing the populous that electric vehicles are the wave of the future for transportation needs. Sales of electric vehicles have proven this true. Over the past five years, the number of electric vehicle sold has increased dramatically. According to the Electric Drive Transportation Association, in 2010 the number of Plug-In vehicles was only 345. The number of Plug-in vehicles -
Electrical vehicles technology has been present for a while and is a proven technology that need only reshaping to meet the global need. Though, in the past, the technology had failed to compete with the internal combustion engine due to initial cost, the technology has done well in the past few years. Electric vehicle ability to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases like carbon and carbon dioxide and the advantages it enjoys such as low maintenance and running cost can enhance it market competitiveness. However, as experts try to make its charging system more efficient and its ability to store charge more long lasting, the global need continue to rise. The research proposal, therefore, aim at addressing an issue like government involvement can enhance improved use of EV, development of better EV batteries, energy management system and fast charging can help enhance the use of Electrical Vehicles and how electric vehicle drive train and the battery can be redesigned to make it affordable.
Electric cars are becoming very popular in today’s world and are becoming more main stream. One reason for this is the need for automobiles that have a lower or a zero carbon footprint. For the majority of the history of the automobile, the propulsion system was a gas or a diesel engine that would run off of fossil fuels. The burning of fossil fuels is very hazardous to our world and also creates much toxic pollution. However, electric cars run off of electricity, which is a very clean and pollution free resource, depending on how the electricity was produced of course. In this paper we are going to examine the history of electric cars, look into modern electric car technology, and peer into the future of electric car technology to see if EVs might be the answer to dramatically reducing our global pollution.
Technology has been advancing since the turn of the century at an unparalleled pace with the constant announcement of new gadgets and innovations. Of the thousands of new technological advancements made in the past decade, the introduction of the electric car has been the most widely discussed topic. Electric cars are one hundred percent emission free and can replace the fire spitting, bone chilling sounds of a thunderous gasoline engine with the eloquent silence of luxury and speed. However, as with all things technological, electric vehicles have their problems. Electric cars have several benefits and could possibly replace gas cars in the future, but they are not refined enough to take over the world today because of a few technicalities
In the market today, there are some factors that can pose a problem to all the market players’ including the Model S. The idea of fully electric vehicles is still a new idea in the eyes of consumers. The major concern for the market would be the location and proximity of charging stations for the vehicles. Major cities are starting to increase the amounts that are located within them, but are still not as readily
You partner with a major Indian small car manufacturer such as Tata or Bajaj to take its people’s car frame and mechanics and convert it to electrical power ($5,000 at retail), make it super safe and add commuting delights ($1,500 at retail), give it super