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Beijing to Build 1,628 More Electric-Auto Charging Piles
Automobile, CHINA

Beijing to Build 1,628 More Electric-Auto Charging Piles

China’s capital Beijing has announced to add 1,628 more public charging piles for the new energy vehicles. These fresh charging services will be placed in crowded areas near shopping malls, hospitals, hotels and parks in more than 10 districts around the city. At present, the Chinese city has a total of 132,000 charging piles for new energy vehicles, and with this addition, it is going to expand more. The demand and sale of electric vehicles are increasing day by day. New energy vehicle sales went up 49.5 percent year-on-year to 101,000 vehicles last month, on the other hand, production rose 39 percent to 99,000 vehicles. China has been the world's largest new energy vehicle market for three continuous years. Last year, the country sold around 777,000 vehicles. The country produce...
Energy Firm Fortum Sets Up Electric Charging Stations in India
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Energy Firm Fortum Sets Up Electric Charging Stations in India

Helsinki-based energy company Fortum has set up two electric vehicle charging stations in association with IndianOil. The stations have been set up at Indian Oil outlets for the general public. Nina Vaskunlahti, who is the Finland Ambassador to India inaugurated the facility by virtually charging an electric vehicle in real time situated at the Goldstrike Fuel and Services at Raj Bhavan Road. Another location for the charging station is an outlet owned by Indian Oil at Begumpet. Apart from this, the company stated it has plans to build around 150 to 200 charging points across the country in the coming years. However, the exact number of charging points will highly be dependent on the number of electric vehicles sold. In this regard, Sanjay Aggarwal, Fortum India managing director,...