Electric Bus
Education  /  Published 07.12.21

All vehicles should run on electricity

YES Reduced costs  All vehicles should definitely run on electricity. That would lower the demand for petrol and diesel, which in turn would reduce the cost of most things — a boon for t...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.21

E-buses to replace diesel-run fleet

The fleet of diesel-powered government buses in Calcutta will be replaced by electric buses to curb the rising levels of air pollution, transport minister Firhad Hakim said on Monday. “From now...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 08.03.21

Calcutta on road to many more electric buses

The city has made rapid strides in its programme to replace its diesel driven public buses with electric ones. A global study says Calcutta has electrified 4.7 per cent of its buses and is ranked thi...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

E-bus for cancer hospital

An electric bus service has been started to connect the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) to Biswa Bangla Gate crossing. “The superintendent of CNCI met me with a r...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.01.20

Gear shift to green

In a major boost for the capital’s connectivity, Ranchi will get electric, hybrid electric and CNG buses and the existing 50 city buses will move only along the ring road by the first quarter of 202...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


Business  /  Published 11.03.19

Tatas on green turf with electric buses

Tata Motors will finish the delivery of 255 electric buses to six states within three months. The company had bagged the contracts from the state transport corporations (STCs) under the FAME I scheme....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

January debut for electric bus fleet in Calcutta

Calcutta’s centuries-old mass transport system is set to shift gears and go green as battery-run buses hit the roads by January-end.Eighty such buses will ply across 10 routes. The move is aimed at ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 09.08.19

Delhi gives Tripura 50 electric buses

The ministry of heavy industry and public enterprises has sanctioned 50 electric buses for Tripura along with 26 other states for intra-city and intercity operation under the faster adoption and manuf...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

This month, that year

Local 2018: Electric buses roll in New Town from May 1. A Hidco and Coal India initiative, the buses focus on connecting the interiors of the township and are charged like mobile phones at charging st...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.19

The time is right to turn electric

The West Bengal Transport Corporation recently launched 20 electric buses. Another 60 are in the pipeline for the coming months. The Delhi government had assured the Supreme Court in February that 3,0...
By Jitin Yadav


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