India opens first-ever EV charging station

21 Nov 2017   Electric Cars, India

Choking from high levels of air pollution, a state-owned oil company in India opens the nation’s first-ever charging station for electric vehicles. In announcing a first, a state-owned oil company in India said charging stations for electric vehicles can address some fundamental pollution issues. State-owned Indian Oil Corp. and online transportation network company Ola said they took a “big leap” toward a greener India with the launch of the country’s first-ever electric vehicle charging station in Nagpur, the largest city of central India. Murali Srinivasan, the oil company’s executive director, said the partnership is a first step toward a re-imagined India. “EVs have the ability to solve some of the key issues we are currently facing with respect to vehicular pollution and air quality; and as a large-scale mobility platform,” he said in a statement . As of Monday afternoon local […]

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