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Updated January 3rd, 2024 at 07:48 IST

Delhi records highest electric vehicle sales in India in December, says minister

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said that a record 19.5 per cent of the total vehicles sold in Delhi in the month of December were electric vehicles.

Reported by: Abhishek Tiwari
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Delhi recorded 19.5 per cent electric vehicle sales in India in December. | Image:PTI/ Representational
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New Delhi: Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Tuesday said that a record 19.5 per cent of the total vehicles sold in Delhi in the month of December were electric vehicles (EV). The number is the highest-ever reported in any state across the country.

Minister Gahlot also shared percentages data of EV sales in Delhi from January to December. The data indicates that in March recorded the second highest number in the year, during which 14.7 per cent of the total vehicles sold were EV. March was followed by May, during which the percentage stood at 14.4 per cent.

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The Delhi minister on Tuesday took to X, to share the data. Sharing the data, he wrote, “Delhi records a massive 19.5% EV sales of the overall vehicles sold in December 2023. It is the highest ever among any state in India till date. Overall in 2023, Delhi registered a total of 6,57,312 vehicles out of which 73,610 were electric.

Delhi records a massive 19.5% EV sales of the overall vehicles sold in Dec 2023. It is the HIGHEST ever among any state in India till date. 

Overall in 2023, Delhi registered a total of 6,57,312 vehicles out of which 73,610 were Electric. 

Under the leadership of CM… pic.twitter.com/E6UQ8AG1J5

— Kailash Gahlot (@kgahlot) January 2, 2024

“Under the leadership of CM Arvind Kejriwal, we are committed towards providing cleaner and greener Delhi to all our citizens,” added the minister. 
 

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Published January 3rd, 2024 at 01:29 IST

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