EESL to pro­cure elec­tric sedans

India Business Journal - - NEWS ROUND-UP -

En­ergy Ef­fi­ciency Ser­vices (EESL) will pro­cure 10,000 elec­tric sedans in a bid to in­crease pop­u­lar­ity of such ve­hi­cles in the coun­try. EESL has called for an in­ter­na­tional ten­der to aid in price dis­cov­ery. The company will pro­cure 1,000 cars in the first phase. To be­gin with, these cars will be used by gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials in New Delhi and the Na­tional Cap­i­tal Re­gion. EESL plans to charge gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials 90 per cent of their monthly cost of the cur­rent ve­hi­cles to re­place them with the elec­tric ones.

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