Town authorities on Tuesday mentioned electrical autos accounted for 9 per cent of whole car gross sales in Delhi throughout September-November, which is six instances increased than the nationwide common. Delhi is rising because the EV capital of India, it mentioned in an announcement.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned that the nationwide capital is doing every part potential to cut back its contribution to air pollution.
He tweeted, “I’m glad that Delhi is rising because the EV Capital of India with 9% Electrical Autos. Delhi is doing every part potential to cut back its contribution to air pollution.”
Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot mentioned that Delhi’s progressive electrical car coverage has proved to be an important success and the gross sales of electrical autos are rising quickly.
Electrical autos account for 9 per cent of the autos offered within the metropolis, as towards the nationwide common of 1.6 per cent, the assertion mentioned.
Within the final quarter, gross sales of electrical autos in Delhi overtook CNG and diesel autos. Gross sales of CNG autos have come right down to 7 per cent resulting from enhance in EV gross sales.
A complete of 9,540 EVs had been offered in Delhi through the September-November quarter. Of this, 2,873 EVs had been offered in September, 3,275 EVs had been offered in October and three,392 EVs had been offered in November.
EVs have moved as much as the second place in gross sales figures after petrol autos, which secured the primary place at 82,626. Additionally, electrical autos outperformed well-liked options like diesel and CNG by a big margin. A complete of seven,820 CNG autos and a pair of,688 autos had been offered within the quarter.
Within the hybrid class, 3,918 petrol + CNG autos had been offered, whereas 1,429 petrol + different hybrid variants had been offered, the assertion mentioned.
The EV coverage of the Delhi authorities units a goal of 25 p.c EVs out of the entire car registrations by 2024.
It mentioned that Delhi is the primary nation within the nation to exempt street tax and registration price for all electrical autos.
The Delhi authorities and energy distribution firms have facilitated organising of 201 charging stations with over 380 charging factors throughout the town within the final two years – essentially the most for any metropolis nationally. One other 600 public charging factors are to be added by the center of 2022, the assertion mentioned.
For the primary 1,000 four-wheeled electrical autos offered by the Delhi authorities, a subsidy of Rs 10,000 per kWh of battery capability, topic to a most of Rs 1.5 lakh, was supplied.
For different electrical autos, together with two-wheelers, the subsidy quantity is Rs 5,000 per kWh of battery capability, topic to a most of Rs 30,000 per car.