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Sustainable Mobility

Sustainable Mobility

India’s mobility sector is witnessing rapid growth in volume, energy consumption and carbon emissions. The sustainable mobility team envisions meeting the need for low-carbon transport and optimising the consumption of energy and use of public space. The team is working towards minimising health and economic externalities and emissions from transport. Our goal is to maximise economic growth and social well-being connected to mobility.

We currently focus our research and interventions in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Kerala. We support planning the transition of select commercial vehicles to EVs, enhancing the supply and quality of bus services, and exploring new interventions such as low-emission zones and road pricing.

  • 1.2 lakh jobs

    to be potentially created in EV powertrain, battery and charger manufacturing and electricity generation sector with 30 per cent EV sales by 2030.
    Source: CEEW analysis, 2020
  • USD 28.3 billion

    to be potentially saved on crude oil imports from a combination of high public transport mode-share with 30 per cent EV sales by 2030.
    Source: CEEW analysis, 2020
  • 20% GHG emission reduction

    would be achieved in a scenario that combines 30 per cent of EV sales with a higher mode-share of public transport by 2030.
    Source: CEEW analysis, 2020
  • Building the EV supply chain is not only going to require different kinds of skills but is also going to create new jobs in those domains. We are aligning our entire skilling and vocational training institutions with the needs of the green economy.

    Jasmine Shah

    Vice Chairperson, Dialogue and Development Commission, Government of NCT of Delhi

  • I congratulate CEEW for the timely release of its research on India’s EV transition. We are moving towards a shared, connected, and zero-emissions world. For India’s auto industry to stay competitive worldwide in the coming decade, we must make India a global centre for manufacturing of electric two-wheelers, three-wheelers, and compact cars.

    Amitabh Kant

    Former CEO, NITI Aayog

  • In CEEW, we find a knowledgeable partner who can help us deliver on the vision of a sustainable and just public transportation system, that is, reliable, safe, efficient and affordable.

    Dr. Rajender Pensiya

    IAS: Director, Directorate of Urban Transport, Government of Uttar Pradesh

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