Govt-appointed panel on EV hearth circumstances to submit report this month – Times of India
Recently, there have been a number of incidents of electrical autos (EVs) catching hearth and leading to demise and inflicting extreme accidents to individuals.
“The expert committee (formed on battery standards and certification) is likely to submit it’s report this month,” the official informed PTI.
Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari had not too long ago mentioned firms discovered negligent will probably be penalised and a recall of all faulty autos will probably be ordered after the knowledgeable panel submits its report.
The authorities had ordered a probe in April after an e-scooter launched by ride-hailing operator Ola’s electrical mobility arm engulfed in hearth in Pune.
The Centre for Fire Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES) had been requested to probe the circumstances that led to the incident and in addition recommend remedial measures, in line with the highway transport ministry.