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Modi's think-tank prioritises electric cars over hybrids in green car plan

The recommendations by Niti Aayog are aimed at making all vehicles in the country electric by 2032
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 05:50

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan poses with Hyundai's "i 10 electric" car at India's Auto Expo.

New Delhi

INDIA'S most influential government think-tank has recommended lowering taxes and interest rates for loans on electric vehicles, while capping sales of conventional cars, signalling a dramatic shift in policy in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets.

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