Leading companies form collaborative agreements in India and Mexico to drive investments in zero-emission vehicles

Dubai, 5 December 2023 – Following the historical India e-truck demand announcement at G20, more than 30 major companies have united as part of the Zero-Emission Vehicles in Emerging Markets Initiative (ZEV-EMI), led by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), US and UK governments under the ZEV Transition Council (ZEVTC), and forged collaborative agreements in emerging […]

Companies unite to advance truck electrification in India and signal demand for 7,700 electric freight vehicles by 2030

Fifteen prominent companies have come together under the Zero Emission Vehicles Emerging Markets Initiative (ZEV-EMI) and the Indian government’s E-FAST (Electric Freight Accelerator for Sustainable Transport) initiative to advance the electrification of the truck market in India.

New initiative to accelerate transition to zero-emission transport in emerging and developing economies

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the U.S. and U.K. Governments launched an initiative to support businesses and governments in emerging markets to step up efforts to transition to zero-emission vehicles, leveraging more than USD $50 billion of planned investments.

E-commerce businesses an ideal candidate to lead the EV transition in India – new report shows

Geneva/New Delhi, 26 April – Today, a new report by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) reveals that 100% electrification of e-commerce delivery fleets is possible with a conducive policy environment and greater collaboration by ecosystem partners. The report, ‘Advancing electrification of e-commerce deliveries in India’, highlights that the e-commerce last mile is uniquely positioned to […]

WBCSD recommendations align with new policy guidelines on EV charging in India

Ministry of Power in India announced revised guidelines to support EV charging infrastructure, several of which are consistent with WBCSD’s consensus-based policy recommendations published in June 2021.  Geneva/New Delhi, 3 February – On 14 January 2022, the Ministry of Power in India announced a set of revised guidelines to accelerate the deployment of accessible and affordable […]

NEW AUTO: Volkswagen Group set to unleash value in battery-electric autonomous mobility world

Volkswagen presented its plan for transforming the Group into a software-driven mobility company with a strong focus on its powerful brands and global technology platforms, providing synergies and scale as well as opening up new profit pools.