Top 5 EV Myths Debunked

EVs significantly reduce the carbon footprint. They produce zero Carbon Dioxide emissions, unlike conventional Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles. While some emissions occur during electricity production, overall emissions from EVs are considerably lower.

EVs have a well-established charging infrastructure. Owners typically charge their vehicles overnight using a standard 240V power outlet, especially if they have private parking. This eliminates the need for queuing up at charging stations for most users.

Reputable EV manufacturers adhere to stringent safety standards and employ measures to protect critical vehicle components. Battery safety is contingent on the manufacturer's quality standards. It's advisable to buy from established manufacturers to ensure safety.

Insurance companies offer tailored policies for EVs that cover theft, fire, and various risks. Additionally, insurance companies provide add-on services to enhance EV protection.

India has a growing network of EV charging stations, with 6,586 operational Public Charging Stations (PCS) as of March 21, 2023, according to the Ministry of Power and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).