KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have come into operation, one each at the Kalika Fuel Centre in Pokhara and the APF Welfare Service Centre in Pokhara.

The simultaneous inauguration of 51 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations in different parts of the country on Wednesday marks a significant stride towards a cleaner and a more sustainable future.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Shakti Bahadur Basnet has called for promoting the use of electric vehicles (EV) to keep the environment clean.

KATHMANDU, June 30: An unforeseen challenge has surfaced in the functioning of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)'s electric vehicle (ev) charging stations across the country. The authority's data center experienced a power supply issue yesterday, leading to a complete shutdown of all charging stations.

Import of EVs rises by 66 per cent

April 22, 2023 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 22: Import of electric vehicles (EVs) has increased by 66.39 per cent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 14: A contract has been awarded for the construction of five electric vehicle (EV) charging stations inside Singha Durbar, the government seat. Eastern Electrical Pvt Ltd has been awarded the contract by the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation to build the charging stations.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: With the removal of 10 percent excise duty on 100 kW electric vehicles in the budget of the current financial year, the import of 100 kW vehicles has increased dramatically in a period of three months.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The authorized distributor of BYD EVs in Nepal, Cimex Inc. Pvt. Ltd. has shown concern regarding the recently revised taxation which has resulted in a drastic increase in the prices of EVs sold in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Cimex Inc Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of BYD Auto Industry Co Ltd in Nepal, signed an agreement for 50 units of BYD e6- Pure Electric SUVs with Self Drive Nepal Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Spark Group, for emission-free rental fleet operation.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Cimex Inc. has entered the sixth year after completing five years of importing electric vehicles in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: While the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting businesses, the government's decision to increase excise duty and customs duty on electric vehicles has had a direct impact on their import.

KATHMANDU, June 5: In an apparent bid to face-save the Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada, the Department of Customs (DoC) has claimed that the 93 electric vehicles imported in the country on the eve of of the new budget had received their customs clearance one week before the federal government unveiled the budget for the fiscal year 2020/21 in the parliament.

Going electric

April 25, 2019 01:00 am

Nepal should aim for promoting electric vehicle technology. Strategic approach should be adopted to formulate policies to encourage people to shift to electric vehicles

LONDON, March 21: Amnesty International attacked the electric vehicle (EV) industry on Thursday for selling itself as environmentally friendly while producing many of its batteries using polluting fossil fuels and unethically sourced minerals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: BYD, the world-renowned electric vehicle manufacturer of China, has landed in controversy in Nepal after vehicles it supplied to the government here were found substandard.