Auto Automation bellwether ABB eyes big ticket tenders from Prime Minister Modi's pet Bullet Train project Updated : June 04, 2018 05:25 PM IST In 2016, India saw sales of 16,000 electric vehicles (EV). This number grew to 22,000 in 2017, but of this number, the number of electric cars was only 2000. India is at the beginning of an s-curve, and a fast uptick in sales is expected in the next few years, said ABB. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.