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Battle for India's EV charging standard swings in Europe's favor

Japanese and Chinese makers set to face disadvantage as market takes off

TOKYO -- With the Indian market for electric vehicles poised to take off, a battle is raging behind the scenes among companies vying to establish a nationwide standard charging system.

The Indian government released a draft report in March singling out Combo, the EV fast charging method favored by European manufacturers, as a proposed national standard for direct-current chargers with a voltage of 100 or more.

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