Save for later Print Download Share LinkedIn Twitter With diesel and gasoline prices likely to stay high, Indian consumers want to transition to electric vehicles (EV) but are finding it difficult to switch. City dwellers who live in apartments do not have private garages to charge their cars and scooters, while public charging stations have yet to take off in a big way. Mounting interest in EVs is evident: India’s EV sales rose threefold in the fiscal year ended Mar. 31 to 429,217 units, according to the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations of India. As a percentage of overall vehicle sales, however, the proportion is still low — at 2.4%.