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Uber, Ola may have to make 40% of vehicles electric by 2026: Report

Indian think-tank Niti Aayog, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and which plays a crucial role in policymaking, is working with several ministries on the new policy

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Reuters  |  New Delhi 

The government plans to order taxi aggregators such as Uber and Ola to convert 40 per cent of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility. Uber and Ola, both backed by Softbank Group, would need to start converting their fleet as early as next year to achieve 2.5 per cent electrification by 2021, 5 per cent by 2022, 10 per cent by 2023 before hiking it to 40 per cent, according to the person and the records that have been reviewed by Reuters. Some taxi players, like Ola, have ...

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First Published: Thu, June 06 2019. 17:22 IST