WION, India's pioneering global news platform, is set to embark on an ambitious mission to accelerate India's transition towards sustainable transportation. With the announcement of its inaugural electric mobility initiative, 'VoltAge – Leading the Charge,' WION is poised to celebrate India's remarkable strides in the electric vehicle (EV) sector. Under the banner of 'Leading the Charge,' VoltAge aspires to become a catalyst in shaping the future of the EV industry in the country, facilitating collaborations and innovations.
India finds itself at a pivotal moment in its journey towards sustainable mobility. The nation's goal of doubling its auto industry's size to Rs. 15 lakh crores by 2024, coupled with substantial foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows of $33.77 billion into the sector, underscores its strategic alignment with the global electric vehicle industry. This industry has the potential to create five crore jobs by 2030 while attracting significant local and foreign investments.
Scheduled for October 5th, 2023, at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, the VoltAge event will encompass a series of engaging knowledge sessions, panel discussions, and keynote addresses. These will delve into a wide array of topics related to electric mobility. Esteemed figures from government, industry, and academia will converge to offer their insights on how to shape India's electric vehicle ecosystem effectively.
WION's commitment to promoting sustainable and eco-friendly transportation solutions is reflected in this event, as it seeks to expedite India's transition to electric mobility. The knowledge shared and discussions held during this conclave are expected to act as catalysts for transformative change in India's automotive landscape.
This landmark event will be attended by dignitaries from the electric vehicle, automotive, and tech sectors, offering invaluable insights and perspectives on the EV revolution. Visionaries such as Santhosh Kumar Joginipally, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Senior BRS Leader; Santosh Iyer, MD & CEO of Mercedes Benz India; Jyoti Malhotra, MD of Volvo Auto India; Aditya Jairaj, Deputy MD of Stellantis India; Virendra Goyal, Head of Business Development for EV Charging at Tata Power; Niraj Rajmohan, Co-Founder & CTO of Ultraviolette Automotive, among others, are set to grace the event.
Madhu Soman, Chief Business Officer of WION, expressed, "VoltAge – Leading The Charge' is a testament to WION's commitment to driving meaningful discussions on pivotal issues shaping our world. This conclave will serve as an extraordinary opportunity for attendees to connect with industry luminaries, share ideas, and explore the incredible potential of electric mobility in India. The impact of this event will extend far beyond its duration, influencing policies, investments, and the trajectory of the electric vehicle industry. Attendees will leave not only with valuable insights but also with a sense of purpose, knowing they are contributing to a greener, more sustainable future."
'VoltAge – Leading The Charge' is being organized in partnership with the Government of Telangana as the State Partner, and it receives support from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, as the Knowledge Partner.