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Is biofuel the alternative to hiking fuel prices?

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biofuel the alternative? In India, diesel prices shot up by the end of June 2020, for the first time. Increasing tax components, particularly excise and value-added tax, are a key reason for moving Indian retail price of fuel in contrast to the global fuel prices. This mainly covers the income gap of central and state governments due to COVID-19 and a severe economic slowdown. A Viable and Sustainable Pricing System for Oil Products Report of the Kirit Parikh Committee, 2010 had developed timely retail prices for pets in deregulated markets. The international petroleum price in Delhi was determined to be $165 per barrel for the current petroleum price of INR 80 per liter. The international price of diesel had to be over $170 per barrel for today’s prices in mid-2020. The increase in fuel prices would certainly impact the ownership and operating cost of vehicles, the profitability and sustainability of the owners of cars, and the selection of new car buyers. Fuel prices also affect transport costs and the shift from an inefficient car to an efficient one or even the alternative fuel option depending on its availability. Some of the effects on companies that rely on transport are immediate and severe, while others have medium- and long-term consequences.

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The time has also come for the authorities to push for effective, alternative, clean, and sustainable mobility options and start relying less on carbon-consuming fuels such as gasoline and diesel. The transport sector, according to NITI Aayog, is the second-largest consumer of energy in the country and is expected to grow by three times the amount of energy consumed by 2042. As with the United States, the transport sector in India, as usual, is expected to be responsible for the highest proportion of greenhouse gas emissions in the next few years. Multi-quarter shifts to smoother fuel have always been required. There has been widespread and lengthy debate on a ‘nudge’ for making fossil fuels difficult to access and switch to cleaner fuels through pricing mechanisms. The discussion for the shipment of cleaner fuel is driven by key factors such as local air quality improvement, national energy security, and global climate change. India’s transportation sector relies primarily on conventional fuels – diesel (equivalent to 83 million tonnes) and gasoline (about 30 million tonnes in 2019-20). The transport sector accounts for approximately 70 percent of overall consumption, with a large proportion consumed by buses and the segments of heavy-duty vehicles – almost 39 percentage points and about 22 percent of passenger vehicles. Almost everything is consumed by the transport sector on the gasoline front. It is also anticipated that the prices of petrol and diesel will continue to remain at a higher level and/or continue to increase in the long-term as well.

Indeed, an EV can get you a long way in 2020. You have to take into consideration when you last ran out of petroleum when you change from petrol/diesel to electricity and when you are always driving with a full tank, an EV is different. You can charge a power vehicle overnight and a full charge will be waiting for you in the morning or, if you need additional battery when you are on the road, use fast recharging points at most fuel stations and service points. When on the road, electric cars offer zero emissions. The lack of emissions from vehicles in cities will contribute to reducing CO2 and other damaging greenhouse gases. In cities. Furthermore, fine particles from the exhausts of cars have proved to be harmful to health. There is no pollution equal to exhaust and fumes. In many ways, EVs as a whole are easier to drive without an electric motor as such, the electric car drives quietly and has a refinement no gasoline car can match. It is also the case that EVs can be accelerated more quickly and easily. Lastly, no fuel costs are the biggest incentive, and the cost per kilometre running is much lower than in petrol cars. It would still consume less electricity in terms of money. An EV would also have lower maintenance costs with fewer components.

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EV sales are already very little in comparison with standard vehicles, which is why. If the infrastructure does not come up, or the cost of EVs decreases, it is no real substitute for an ICE car. Ideally we will see slow growth in EVs in the near future with more charging stations but slowly once again. The incentives are currently welcome and, until all this is solved, are not sufficient to make an affordable EV. EVs will be second to ICE car, whether or not they are high fuel! Yes, Tesla is arriving in India and more electric vehicles will be launched, but they are all at the luxury end and a good EV with a price-tag well inferior to the Rs.10 lakh marking and broad infrastructure support / good enough supply, still mystifies us.

The increase in fuel prices and the fusion of diesel and gasoline prices will bring significant changes in the movement of people and goods in the country. There would certainly be an impact on the choice of prospective vehicle buyers. Higher diesel prices and a continuing pandemic crisis would make it difficult for freight car operators to sustain themselves and adequate action should be taken to alleviate their hardships. The government must also view the current situation as an opportunity for vehicles to choose cleaner fuels including electric vehicles. Some of the above-mentioned sustainable strategies require meticulous planning and the ministries involved should move immediately towards making India a smoother future.

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