BHEL’s solar project makes Delhi-Chandigarh highway India’s first e-vehicle-friendly highway

The Delhi-Chandigarh highway has 20 solar-based EV chargers set up by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). The project has made Delhi-Chandigarh highway India’s first e-vehicle-friendly highway.

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The growing presence of global automobile Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the Indian auto components industry has significantly increased the localization of their components in the country. The FDI inflow into Indian automotive industry during the period April 2000-March 2022 stood at $32.84 bn 100% FDI in the automotive parts industry is allowed under the automatic route.