Decarbonizing India’s road freight: toward a cleaner, greener, and electric future for commercial vehicles

This paper encapsulates the views of over 20 leading commercial electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers, logistics operators, financing experts, and practitioners on India’s electric vehicle transition trajectory. The stakeholders, representing the commercial vehicle ecosystem, deliberated on the opportunities and challenges in scaling up commercial freight electrification in the country. With its rapidly evolving domestic ecosystem and significant freight movement corridors, India is well positioned to lead the electrification of commercial vehicles and policy support is necessary to ensure an accelerated transition.