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California Legislation Proposes Ban On Gas Cars By 2040

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

Assemblyman Phil Ting, who represents the city of San Francisco in the California legislature, has filed a bill that would allow only zero-emissions cars to be sold in the Golden State beginning...

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New catalyst could reduce diesel vehicle pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2017

Scientists have developed a catalyst that can curb emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel-powered vehicles, an advance that may help reduce air pollution and smog.

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) is a priority air pollutant that is a key ingredient in smog.


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Survey predicts 3000% rise in vehicles and a 706% leap in CO2 emissions in Mumbai from 2015 to 2050

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

Mumbai is likely to witness a 3000% rise in the number of vehicles and a 706% leap in CO2 emissions by 2050 as against 2015, according to an international study. Authorities need to focus on...

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Indian Govt Makes Real World Emission Testing Mandatory

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2016

As a part of the crackdown against the increasing menace of pollution in India, the government has now made it mandatory to randomly test at least half of the cars produced from a manufacturer’s...

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Draft vehicle scrapping policy to be ready in a fortnight

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2016

Aiming to scrap nearly 15 lakh heavy vehicles that are more than 15 years old in the first phase, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said the draft policy will be ready in a fortnight....

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Subject Tags: policy , pollution , vehicles

Make vehicle scrapping mandatory, start with heavy vehicles: FM Arun Jaitley

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

In order to check pollution, a new policy will be framed to make scrapping of 15-year old vehicles mandatory, bringing heavy vehicles in its ambit to begin with, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari...

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Alternate Fuels Will Power 1/3 World’s Vehicles By 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 20, 2016

We already possess sufficient clean alternatives to take over from most fossil fuels. Only, the world’s economies are market driven. Clean technologies need to be competitively priced before...

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National Green Tribunal calls for impounding of more than 10-year old vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2016

The National Green Tribunal on Monday said the government should look at impounding vehicles which are more than 10 year old. It also called for impounding of 15 year old petrol vehicles....

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Centre launches pilot to run two wheelers on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 24, 2016

In a first, the government on Thursday launched a programme to run two wheelers on compressed natural gas (CNG), as it explores options to curb pollution.


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