SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG.
The Ministry of Defence, Government of India, intends to procure Quantity 439 (Indian Army-415 and Indian Air Force-24) Light Vehicles (Electric) along with 35 x Fast Chargers (Indian Army-29 & Indian Air Force-06) under the ‘Buy (Indian-IDDM)’ category with minimum 50% Indigenous content and seeks participation in the procurement process from prospective Bidders.
Light Vehicles (Electric) should be able to achieve speeds up to 120kmph and can carry a payload of 900kg with a range of 400km that comes with a Battery pack & Motor life of Not less than 8 years/ 1,60,000 km.
Indian Army plans to carry out Field Evaluation Trials of vendors who will respond to the tender. Indian Army to achieve net zero carbon emission wants to induct electric vehicles to replace the present fleet of Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) technology-driven Light vehicles.
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