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Transforming Trucking in India - Pathways to Zero-Emission Truck Deployment - NITI Aayog, RMI | September 2022

8 September 2022

Summary

batteries (up to 4,000 gigawatt-hours [GWh] cumulative through Today, trucks represent just 3% of the total vehicle fleet (including 2050), supporting and underpinning the National Energy both passenger and freight) yet are responsible for 53% of PM Storage Mission and providing the impetus for the nation to emissions.6 A purposeful transition to ZETs can lead to considerable become a low-cost and. [...] The global economy is rapidly evolving; costs are Corporate social responsibility, consumer awareness, and global no longer the sole decision-making factor for the private sector, and commitments to reduce carbon emissions have driven the transport policymakers are more acutely aware of the environmental and sector to become increasingly conscious of the embodied carbon social implications of econ. [...] ZETs HDT ZETs that can meet a range of duty cycles and operational needs.7 represent a cleaner and cost-effective solution to freight transport and These firms recognise the long-term opportunity and inevitable India can be a key player in the global transition to zero-emissions global market shift to net-zero. [...] The purchase Expanding existing EV policies to trucks and creating more-specific requirements can be incremental, and over time the government demand- and supply-side policies can catalyse the ZET market and set can require that an increasing percentage of medium- and heavy- the sector on the pathway to high electrification. [...] The implications of the ACT regulation and advanced clean fleet adopted a series of targets to transition to zero-emissions passenger electrification regulations will likely have national, even global, effects and freight vehicles — and made California the first jurisdiction to as truck manufacturers cater to the new rule.

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