Maharashtra Records 130% Increase In Battery-Electric Vehicle Registrations In 2022-23


According to a state economic survey, Maharashtra registered 1,00,750 battery-electric vehicles (BEV) registrations for 2022-23. This is a 130% increase over registrations from the previous year that is 2021-22.

In 2021-22, 43,722 new electric vehicles were registered in Maharashtra. In 2020-21, 7,544 electric vehicles were also registered.

The Maharashtra Electric Vehicle Policy was announced by the Maharashtra government in 2021. It aims to encourage faster adoption of electric cars in the state, with a goal to achieve by 2025. Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited is the state’s sole agency responsible for building vehicle charging infrastructure. 26 charging stations for electric vehicles are available in the state. 11 of these are located in Navi Mumbai, 7 are in Thane and 5 are in Pune. There is also 1 charging station in Nagpur, Kolhapur, and Solapur. Mahadiscom has also installed 36 additional charging stations throughout the state.

In 2022-23, Maharashtra had a total of 3,15,90,000 two-wheeler registrations. This is 5.5% more than the 2,99,46,070 registrations in 2021-22. Mumbai has 8.3% of the total state registrations. Mumbai registered 6% more two-wheeler vehicles than in 2021-22. Mumbai recorded 2,653,290 additional registrations of two-wheelers in 2022-23. This compares to the 25,02,610 registrations in 2021-22.

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Maharashtra registered 66,32,370 four-wheelers in 2022-22. This is 7.3% more than the registrations of 2021-22 (61,82,100). Mumbai has 21.7% of the share. According to the economic survey, Mumbai registered 14,42,380 four-wheeler vehicles in 2022-23. This is a 6.1% increase over 2021-22 registrations, which were at 13,58,840.

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