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Maruti Suzuki sells over 7.5 lakh BS6 cars

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 7, 2020

‘Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory’ is a quote by a 17th Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes and that’s quite relevant in the automotive industry context too. In the context of the stringent BS6 emission regulation which came into effect on April 1,...

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Amid lockdown, India switches to BS-VI emission norms

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2020

Despite the lockdown, India on Wednesday officially moved to a regime of tighter emission norms for motorised two- and four-wheelers. At fuel stations, only the low-sulphur fuel that complies with Bharat Stage-VI emission norms will be sold; so will cars at stores, whose...

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BS6 Petrol, Diesel Will Be Available Across 28,000 Indian Oil Fuel Stations In The Country

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 23, 2020

Right before the BS6 emission norms are set to be implemented across the country, Indian Oil has readied its fuel stations with BS6 fuel. The company has confirmed the same for 28,000 of its fuel stations across the country. The confirmation comes as a message on Twitter...

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Indian Oil to supply BS-VI fuels with world-class norms in Telangana from April 1

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2020

The Indian Oil will start selling Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) fuels in Telangana from April 1 this year and adopt world-class emission norms, said R Sravan Rao, the company's executive director and state head on Wednesday. "From April 1, 2020, India is moving completely over from...

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Volkswagen India launches BS-VI variants of Polo & Vento

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

Volkswagen India on Wednesday launched BS-VI variants of its popular model Polo and Vento at starting price of Rs 5.82 lakh and Rs 8.86 lakh respectively. While Volkswagen Polo will be the MPI and TSI petrol engines of the EA 211 engine family, the Volkswagen Vento will be...

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Coronavirus outbreak unlikely to impact company’s transition to BS-VI regime: Ashok Leyland's Anuj Kathuria

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 24, 2020

Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Friday said it currently doesn’t foresee the coronavirus outbreak affecting its plans for migration to BS-VI emission norms, although some of its component suppliers source parts from China. The commercial vehicle manufacturer,...

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BS-VI costs: Oil companies to raise rates by rupee 1 at one go in April

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

State-run fuel retailers will raise fuel prices by 50 paise to Re 1 per litre in one go from April to recover investments made for producing Bharat Stage-VI (BS-VI, akin to Euro-VI standard) petrol and diesel. “I don't think premium (for BS-VI fuels) will be large enough for...

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Hyundai expects to roll out mass market electric vehicle in 3 years

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) is expected to roll out a mass market electric vehicle product in two to three years. The company expects the second half of the year to show improvement in domestic market and while there are concerns about the comparitively higher price for the BS...

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Bajaj Auto launches BS-VI version of CT, Platina models; price starts at Rs 40,794

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2020

Bajaj Auto Ltd on Tuesday said it has launched a BS-VI compliant range of its CT and Platina motorcycle models at a starting price of Rs 40,794 (ex-showroom Delhi). The BS-VI compliant CT and Platina come equipped with electronic injection (EI) system designed by the company'...

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BS-VI emission norms to force a 10-12 per cent rise in prices of two-wheelers: ICRA

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

The demand for domestic two-wheelers is likely to remain weak in the near-term on the back of the implementation of BS-VI norms, which is expected to further force a 10-12 per cent increase in ownership cost across segments, according to credit rating agency ICRA. According...

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