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Auto sector seeks incentive-based scrappage scheme in budget

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2020

In its efforts to boost the slowdown-battered automobile sector, the industry has demand an incentive-based vehicle scrappage scheme for removal of old vehicles. The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has sent this and other recommendations to the government...

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Govt mulling premium on petrol, diesel prices on BS-VI switchover

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 23, 2019

Consumers may feel the pinch of higher fuel prices in coming months as the government is considering a proposal to allow oil marketing companies charge a premium on retail prices of petrol and diesel to recover their investment in producing less polluting fuel. Public and...

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Chennai misses out on electric buses in first phase of roll-out

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

The city will have to wait for an electric bus fleet even as six other cities are set to get 525 electric buses in the first phase of the roll-out. The State Transport Department has floated tenders and is waiting to finalise and award the contract soon for purchasing the 525...

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Adarin builds hybrid drivetrains for cars

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

These days, carmakers are driving through tough terrain to comply with India’s Bharat Stage VI (BSVI) emission rules, which kick in from next...

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Supreme Court bans sale of non-BS IV vehicles from April 1

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

The Supreme Court banned the sale and registration of vehicles that don't meet the Bharat Stage-IV emission standards or higher from April 1, dealing a major blow on an industry that is sitting...

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