Indian Government is encouraging EVs but will not stop registration of ICE vehicles

  • The government is encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles and the use of alternative fuels like ethanol, bio-LNG, green hydrogen, but it will not stop the registration of internal combustion engine vehicles, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
  • Addressing virtually an event organized by industry body Indian Chamber of Commerce(ICC), Gadkari further said he is also trying to encourage the use of 50 percent ethanol in aviation fuel.
  • The road transport and highways minister noted that the sale of EVs has increased as people are giving good responses.

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