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Centre pushes for pollution free transport

A panel consisting of Automobile executives, experts and government officials has been formed to develop the technology for making electric cars. This panel will ensure monitoring the work of Technology Platform for Electric Mobility (TPEM).

Earlier, Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Transport and Highway on his visit to Silicon Valley offered tesla to make India as its manufacturing hub for Asia. Setup of this committee is another stride towards cleaner mode of transport.

Currently the prices of electric vehicles is very high due to lack of manufacturing units of batteries, motors for electric cars. The only company in India which has it’s line up of electric cars have to import these parts from abroad making the cars expensive. Setting up manufacturing units in India will bring the prices of electric cars down.

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