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Exxon to buy renewable diesel from Global Clean Energy for five years

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2020

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Global Clean Energy to buy 2.5 million barrels of renewable diesel per year for five years to help reduce its carbon...

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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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Excise duty hike on petrol, diesel: Govt to garner Rs 39,000 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 16, 2020

The government on Saturday hiked excise duty on petrol and diesel by a steep Rs 3 per litre each to garner about Rs 39,000 crore additional revenue as it repeated its 2014-15 act of not passing on gains arising from slump in international oil prices. Retail prices of petrol...

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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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Greaves Cotton launches world's cleanest single cylinder BS-VI Compliant Diesel Engine

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

Greaves Cotton today announced the completion of the stringent BS-VI certification for its single-cylinder diesel engine which it claims is the cleanest single cylinder diesel engine on the planet with significantly reduced emissions. The company mentions that these future-...

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Solar power: Projects worth Rs 50,000 crore in pipeline for Ladakh, says Amit Shah

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2019

Development plans entailing total investments of Rs 50,000 crore in power, solar energy, education and tourism sectors are in the pipeline for the newly-created Union territory of Ladakh, home minister Amit Shah said on Sunday. Launching the sale of winter-grade diesel in...

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Railways to phase out diesel engines in five years: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

Two months after a run-in with US giant General Electric Co. (GE) over the manufacture of diesel locomotives, Indian Railways has decided to phase out diesel engines in the next five years and...

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