In a remarkable surge in electric vehicle (EV) adoption, Delhi reported a total of 4,717 electric vehicles registered in the month of September 2023. This substantial increase underscores the growing popularity of EVs in the region.
Electric vehicles made a significant impact on the automotive market, accounting for 9.3% of all vehicles sold during the same period. This marks a notable shift towards cleaner and more sustainable transportation choices.
Despite a slight dip compared to August 2023, the electric two-wheeler market remained robust, with 2,002 e-scooters sold. Additionally, in August 2023, 1,726 electric rickshaws found buyers, reflecting the growing demand for eco-friendly alternatives in urban transportation.
Delhi also witnessed registrations of 584 three-wheelers primarily used for goods transportation, highlighting the versatility of EVs in various sectors.
Since the implementation of the Delhi EV policy, a total of 1,43,905 electric vehicles have been sold in the city until September 2023. This policy has played a pivotal role in promoting electric mobility and reducing the environmental footprint of transportation.
The surge in electric vehicle registrations in 2023 has been remarkable, with Delhi already registering 50,666 EVs by the end of September. This figure represents a significant 81% of the total EV sales in 2022 during the same period.
With this impressive growth trajectory, it is expected that Delhi’s electric vehicle sales will continue to rise, potentially reaching nearly 75,000 units by the end of 2023. This positive trend aligns with the city’s commitment to sustainable and eco-friendly transportation solutions.