Indian Government officials working on a new auto policy and will include a roadmap for electric vehicles, a government official said, adding that this is likely to be made public before year-end.

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Engine-maker Cummins India is investing in research on electric mobility solutions for India, while Hyundai Motor Co has begun talks with some of its suppliers for components for electric cars, company executives said.

Ashok Leyland, which launched an electric bus last year, has partnered with Indian start-up SUN Mobility to develop battery-swapping technology for cars, buses and trucks.

Cab aggregators like Uber and Ola are rushing to add electric cars to their fleet across the country.

With so much expectation over electric cars, How and when India will have an infrastructure in place for electric cars to go mainstream is a different story altogether. But when it eventually happens, these are the seven electric cars we would like to see on the Indian roads :

And, of course, the pioneer of electric cars, Tesla, also unveiled its Roadster earlier this month.