24 percent of two-wheeler sales, 80 percent of three-wheelers, 21 percent of passenger vehicles, tractors about 57 percent and commercial vehicles sale There was an increase of about 33 percent. The festive season was a major reason behind the increase in sales. New launches in passenger vehicles have led to a significant increase in sales for some automobile companies, including the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki. two wheelers Sales are also picking up.
Sales of electric vehicles have also increased in the last few months. There are more than 18 lakh Electric Vehicles (EV) registered in the country. The states with the highest EV sales are Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Maharashtra. Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of 4,14,978 electric vehicles registered. It is followed by Delhi (1,83,074) and Maharashtra (1,79,087). EVs are being promoted by the Central and State Governments to reduce emissions and reduce crude oil imports. For this, subsidy is being given by the governments to the buyers of these vehicles. Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari told in Rajya Sabha in response to a question that there are 5,151 public EV charging stations in the country. The maximum of these are in Tamil Nadu (660). Delhi (539) is in second place.
Recently, the Uttar Pradesh government has approved a policy for electric vehicles. It has been said in the policy that whoever buys a new electric vehicle in the state will get subsidy. Up to 15 percent subsidy will be given on the factory price of the new electric vehicle. This subsidy will be applicable on all types of EVs. This will include two-wheelers to electric buses. Maximum subsidy will be given to those who buy electric buses. The state government has said that a subsidy of up to Rs 20 lakh per bus will be given on the purchase of the initial 400 buses. If a person buys an electric car, he will get a subsidy of Rs 1 lakh. However, this will be applicable for the initial 25,000 cars. <!–