India EV Sales Trends – April 2021

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April Month Figures:

The total electric vehicles that got registered in India in the month of April 2021 were 14,160. After a steady increase the number has fallen this month. So far, in the year 2021 a total of 76,608 EVs have been registered. The state of Uttar Pradesh again contributed to the monthly figure with the highest share of 21.8% (registered EVs- 3098). This was followed by Tamil Nadu with a share of 14% (registered EVs-2009) whereas the state of Karnataka came third with a share of 12.5% (registered EVs-1777).

Comparison With Previous Month:

For March, the total electric vehicles registered were 26,076. April saw a Month on Month drop of ~46%.

The graphical representation of M-o-M figures is depicted below.

Source : Vahan Dashboard

Highlights:

  1. Goa Electric Vehicle Promotion Policy proposes huge subsidies for electric vehicles
  2. Andhra Pradesh Govt to provide electric bikes to employees on EMI
  3. SMEV reports that India’s EV sales declined 20% in FY 2020-21
  4. Uttar Pradesh’s 14 cities to get 700 electric buses
  5. Niti Aayog recommends higher subsidy and incentives for EVs

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