EVs, Hybrids, and Plug-ins

Whichever you choose, there is a range of choices of models and propulsion systems

Vishad Onta

EV year २०८१

The next budget must proactively promote battery-powered vehicles to slash Nepal’s petroleum import and improve air quality

Sonia Awale

1 step forward, 2 steps back in Nepal

Flip-flopping tax rates on battery powered vehicles undermine Nepal’s climate targets and public health

Sonia Awale

Nepal’s journey to electric public transport

Nothing could be more symbolic of Nepal’s goal of being net-zero in energy by 2045 than the sight on new year’s day...

Women in the driving seat

Driving three-wheelers allows women to stand on their own two feet

Shristi Karki

Nepal backs EVs to boost hydro-electricity uptake

Nepalis with battery-operated vehicles can now install a separate household meter to charge their vehicles as part of a drive by the...

Breathing can kill you

It is that time of the year again when smog makes Kathmandu’s air hazardous to health. Hospitals are swamped not with Covid, but COPD...

Sonia Awale

Judging a car by its looks

Many alert readers will have noticed that cars — like dogs — resemble their owners. In fact, there is a striking facial...

The Ass

Electric bicycles in Nepal terrain

Even as importers try to meet increased demand for electric cars following the reinstated tax rebates on battery-operated vehicles, electric two-wheelers remain relatively on the sidelines.Now,...

Shristi Karki

Fully charged, and ready to go

A combination of tax rebates, the Dasain-Tihar season, and a public fed up with being cooped for nearly two years due to...