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Ford Aims to Reduce Water Use 72%, to Zero Potable Water Use in Manufacturing

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 18, 2016

Ford is aiming to reduce its use of the world’s most precious resource – water – by nearly three-fourths as it takes its next step toward using zero potable (drinking) water for vehicle...

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Mahindra group becomes first Indian company to announce carbon price

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2016

Mahindra & Mahindra today became the first Indian company to announce its internal carbon price of $ 10 per tonne of carbon emitted. Mahindra’s carbon price is aligned with its business...

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Pilot program seeks to increase automotive recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

The Plastics Industry Trade Association, Washington, has introduced the Automotive End-of-Life Vehicles (ELV) Recycling Demonstration Project, which will test the belief that increased...

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India introduces car sales tax to combat pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2016

India has introduced a new tax on car sales aimed at helping fight high levels of air pollution and congestion.


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Many Other Automakers’ Diesel Models Exceed Emissions Limits

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2015

The Indian Government is looking to reduce the regulatory hurdles in achieving their highly ambitious renewable energy capacity addition targets.

The Indian Minister for Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy announced that the Government would soon remove the fee levied on...

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Cost Of Meeting 2021 EU Vehicle Emission Standards Will Be $1,350 Per Vehicle, Says Report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 12, 2014

Some automakers won’t be able to afford the engineering costs needed to meet the European Union’s 2021 vehicle emissions reduction goal, according to a new report from ISI Automotive, an Austria-based global manufacturer of vehicle safety equipment. The company says most of...

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Mercedes’ Crazy New SUV Has A Paint Job That Generates Electricity From Wind And Sun

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2014

Say hello to the new Mercedes-Benz concept car which runs on hydrogen. You all must be wondering what is so special about a car that thrives on hydrogen. The answer lies in the fact that the paint job of this awesome car also harvests energy. The Vision G-Code SUV has a ‘...

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High VAT slowing electric vehicle sales in India

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2014

While states like Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh do not levy any VAT on electric vehicles, it is the abominably high VAT structure in states like Punjab, UP, Haryana, Goa, and Chandigarh that has caused adverse impact on the EV industry.

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GM India opens biogas facility

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2014

General Motors India in improving its environmental performance has commissioned a new biogas facility at its Halol manufacturing plant, Gujarat.

Biogas generation results from biodegradable waste of food, fruits and vegetable through anaerobic fermentation process...

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