Govt of India clarifies regulations for retrofitting hybrid electric kits

To help reduce pollution levels in the country, the Government of India recently issued a notification stating that it would allow owners to retro fit an aftermarket hybrid electric no their vehicles. Now, the ministry of road transport and highways has given some more clarity on the regulations that will be implemented. These rules were notified after an amendment was made in the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

According to the ministry, retrofitting a hybrid electric kit will be allowed only if the vehicle doesn’t weigh over 3,500kg...