Over 4,000 electric vehicles imported in five months « Khabarhub
Sunday, July 21st, 2024

Over 4,000 electric vehicles imported in five months


24 December 2023  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute


  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: In the past five months, the importation of electric vehicles (EVs) has surged, with a remarkable tally exceeding 4,000.

Among these, 4,042 electric vehicles, encompassing both private vehicles and micros, have made their way into the country.

Breaking down the figures, a notable 1,595 car jeeps with power ratings up to 50 kW were among the imported vehicles during this period.

The Department of Customs stated that 52 vehicles falling within the 100 to 200 kW range were brought in, along with 2,028 vehicles falling between 51 to 100 kW.

The influx of high-powered electric vehicles is evident as well, with 11 private vehicles boasting a capacity above 201 kW successfully imported.

In the realm of public transport, 134 micro buses with seating capacities ranging from 11 to 14 seats, along with 56 minibuses accommodating 15 to 25 seats, have been imported, contributing to the diversification of electric mobility in the public sphere.

Additionally, another 166 vehicles equipped with electric motors have found their way into the market, reflecting the broader acceptance of electric propulsion systems.

The collective spending on these imported electric vehicles has reached an impressive 10 billion rupees.

A substantial portion of this expenditure, totaling 600 million rupees, is attributed solely to the importation of micro and minibuses, underscoring the growing investment in sustainable public transportation solutions.

Publish Date : 24 December 2023 13:59 PM

Legal challenge to PM Oli’s appointment moves to constitutional bench

KATHMANDU: The case challenging the appointment of KP Sharma Oli,

Lumbini Province Chief Minister Jokh Bahadur Mahara resigns

KATHMANDU: Jokh Bahadur Mahara, the Chief Minister of Lumbini Province,

NC-UML agree to pick Leela Giri as Chief Minister in Lumbini

KATHMANDU: Lumbini Province is set to witness a change in

Bagmati CM Jamkattel steps down

HETAUDA: Bagmati Province Chief Minister (CM) Shalikram Jamkattel has announced

PM Oli unveils seven-point agreement between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML

KATHMANDU: On Sunday, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli unveiled a