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ET GBS 2019: Electric-mobility needed to charge up India's cities

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2019

Innovations in electric mobility across categories such as cars, flying vehicles and hyperloop are needed to address growing transportation needs of India’s rapidly expanding cities, said...

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Green tribunal asks NCR states to report on air pollution fight

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 3, 2018

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the states...

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NGT reiterates order banning 10-year-old diesel vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2018

Reiterating its previous orders, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has held that diesel vehicles that are 10-year-old will not be permitted to ply in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR...

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End of road for 10-yr-old diesel cars in Delhi-NCR; NGT refuses to lift ban

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

A decade old diesel vehicles will now have to go off the roads with the National Green Tribunal today declining to lift its ban on them in Delhi-NCR, noting that emissions from diesel vehicles...

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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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New chemical can cut vehicle emission to zero: Inventors

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2017

A group of five people has claimed to have invented a chemical that can substantially reduce pollution caused by gases emitted by vehicles plying on roads. If successful, the invention could...

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UK proposes clean-air zones, scrappage scheme for polluting cars

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2017

Britain said on Friday it could introduce a scrappage scheme to get the most polluting cars and vans off its roads and charge some drivers of old vehicles to enter parts of the country, as it...

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Centre questions BS-III ban, EPCA’s authority

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017

The Union environment ministry has listed its reservations on the NCR air pollution control action plan in an affidavit to Supreme Court.


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Beijing removes 180,000 old, polluting cars from roads from Jan-Apr

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017

Beijing removed 180,000 old and polluting vehicles from its roads in the first four months of 2017, the Chinese capital's environmental bureau has said, as part of its efforts to tackle...

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Current PUC ineffective in testing diesel vehicles: EPCA

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2017

While cities like London are gearing up to impose a vehicle pollution charge on older and more polluting vehicles later this year, India’s capital is still grappling with a Pollution Under...

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