New Delhi : The selling of electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing in Delhi, with this market accounting for almost 15% of all sales in March, according to the transport department.
According to the agency, 7,926 EVs were sold, of which 12% were three-wheelers and 20% were four-wheelers. 53,620 cars in total were traded in Delhi in March.
According to the department, 1.12 lakh EVs have been supplied since 2020 under the Delhi EV policy. In an interview , Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot claimed that due to the government's establishment of a network of charging sites to encourage EVs, Delhi had been outperforming other states. We'll see more of these terminals at bus depots and crucial intersections in the days to come. Additionally, electric cars help Delhi's air quality, according to Gahlot.
Out of the 48,728 total cars purchased in Delhi in February, 5,268 were electric vehicles, while in January, 5,576 EVs were sold against a total of 59,520 vehicles. According to a representative, Delhi Transco Limited has finished a contract for the installation of 100 EV charging stations, including 900 EV charging and 103 battery swapping points, this year. According to the Delhi government budget, they are being put up in prominent locations like the vicinity of metro stations and bus depots. On October 18, 2022, the first 11 EV charging points were officially opened. Soon, 30 more stations will be introduced, the speaker announced.
In Delhi, 93,239 EVs have been authorized as of December 31, 2022. Between August 7 and December 31, 2020, 5,189 EVs were registered, followed by 25,809 and 62,241 in 2021 and 2022, respectively.
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