Cost of Electric Vehicles to Be at Par With Petrol-Run Cars in 2 Years: Nitin Gadkari

Highway Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday stated speedy strides in expertise and inexperienced gasoline will scale back the associated fee of electrical cars, bringing them at par with petrol-run autos in the subsequent two years.

Replying in the Lok Sabha on the Calls for for Grants for Highway Transport and Highways Ministry, 2022-23, Gadkari emphasised the necessity to shift to cost-effective indigenous gasoline and hoped that this gasoline can be a actuality quickly, bringing the air pollution ranges down and enhancing the general state of affairs in Delhi.

Urging MPs to undertake hydrogen applied sciences for transport, Gadkari requested them to take initiative in their respective districts for changing sewage water to produce inexperienced hydrogen.

Hydrogen will quickly be the most cost effective gasoline various, he stated.

“I can say within maximum two years, the cost of electric scooter, car, autorickshaw will be same as petrol-driven scooter, car, autorickshaw. Prices of lithium-ion battery are coming down. We are developing this chemistry of zinc-ion, aluminium-ion, sodium-ion batteries. If petrol, you are spending Rs. 100, then on electric vehicle you will spend Rs. 10 (for using),” Gadkari stated.


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