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Auto industry gears up for electric vehicles push after Gadkari's warning

Carmakers say a lack of charging stations could make the whole proposition unviable

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

India's aggressive push to electrify all new vehicles by 2030 is compelling auto part manufacturers and carmakers to draw up early plans for electrification, company executives said. A new auto policy is in the works and will include a roadmap for electric vehicles, a government official said, adding that this is likely to be made public before year-end. Engine-maker Cummins India is investing in research on electric mobility solutions for India, while Hyundai Motor Co has begun talks with some of its suppliers for components for electric cars, company executives ...

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 10:52 IST