Govt wants EV sales penetration of 30% for private cars by 2030: Gadkari
Gadkari said if EVs penetrate to 40 per cent in the two-wheelers and cars, and close to 100 per cent for buses by 2030, India would be able to reduce crude oil consumption by 156 million tonne worth ₹3.5 lakh crore
The central government intends to see EV sales penetration for private cars reach 30 per cent by 2030 as there is an immediate need to decarbonise the transport sector, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday. The government wants the same for commercial vehicles to be 70 per cent and for two and three-wheelers to be 80 per cent by this time, the minister further said.
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