The IIT, Delhi based the Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) has launched an electric car. The car is a retrofitting of the 1948 model Volkswagen Beetle into an electric vehicle with electric mobility. Electric mobility is the maiden initiative of IIT, Delhi.
Prof V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said, “E-mobility has been the buzzword in the automobile industry and the need to adopt e-mobility is not just essential, but pressing for safeguarding the planet since the last half-century has seen adversarial changes in climatic conditions as a result of the ever-increasing pollution with vehicular emissions being one of its major contributors.”
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