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Meet EV deadline or pay up for pollution, Centre may tell auto cos

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

Two- and three-wheeler makers in India may be asked by the government to pay up for causing vehicular pollution if they do not meet a deadline to produce electric vehicles (EVs). The hardening...

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Hero, Bajaj, TVS strongly object Niti Aayog's move for all electric two-wheelers, say 'black or white, zero-one change' not possible

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2019

India's big three two-wheeler maker—Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor Co— on Monday hit out at Niti Aayog's plan to push for 100 percent electric vehicle, saying such a transition is...

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Mahindra & Mahindra to move to BS-VI norms ahead of plan

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2019

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading utility vehicles maker, said that it would transition to the stringent BS-VI emission norms ahead of schedule, and save at least 20% on the estimated...

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China’s MG Motor banks on EV portfolio in India

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

The company is of the opinion that going ahead, hybrids will be a strong alternative to diesel cars as the nation moves towards more stringent BS-VI emission norms. In a bid to differentiate...

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Bio-inspired tire design: Where the rubber meets the road

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

The fascination with the ability of geckos to scamper up smooth walls and hang upside down from improbable surfaces has entranced scientists at least as far back as Aristotle, who noted the...

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Trial commercial run of first CNG Highway, Delhi-Jaipur CNG Highway commences

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2016

Clean fuel in the form of CNG is now available for vehicles plying from Delhi to Jaipur Highway through the CNG Station at Neemrana and Kukas (near Jaipur) after Rajasthan State Gas Limited (...

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India to introduce Euro-VI fuel by 2020 to reduce pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2015

India plans to shift to Euro-VI emission compliant petrol and diesel by 2020 to cut carbon pollution, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.

"We already have BS-III, equivalent to Euro-III specifications, across the country and BS-IV, in major cities which...

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