Got a green mobility idea? Win some cash

If you are a person or a group who cares about the environment and have some ideas on how to make this world a cleaner, greener place, here’s something that should spur you on. Volvo buses India is calling for entries for the third edition of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Awards 2013. 

These awards are given for ideas or projects that promote sustainable (read eco-friendly) solutions in urban transport, like electric buses, electric cars, fuel-celled vehicles, solar powered transport etc. It could be any kind of project or idea to do with transport – from pedestrian safety, to promoting bicycling, new electric cars, more efficient use of public transport or any other project you’ve been working on.

The last date to register for these awards is August 31, 2013, and all entries have to be submitted by September 10, 2013. Also read: Volvo launches V40 CrossCountry

What do the winners get?

The winner of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award will get Rs. 7 lakh in prize money, while the runner-up will get Rs. 3 lakh. So if you have a green idea that can be implemented or have been working on a sustainable mobility project in your city, here’s a chance to get a little extra funding.

To apply, visit Volvo buses website:

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