SIAM: Auto Industry committed to meeting BS VI emission norm deadline
In January this year, the Indian government had decided to leap frog the implementation of BSVI emission norms by four years to April 2020
Over the past few years, owing to a steep rise in the country’s vehicle population, air pollution has increased considerably. The sudden media attention and coverage of Delhi’s poor air quality made our government sit up and take notice. While the Supreme Court temporarily banned the registration of diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2.0-litre and above, the government decided to leap frog the implementation of BSVI emission norms by four years.
Vehicle sales across categories registered 18.23 percent growth to 22,23,517 units in March 2018 from 18,80,592 units in March 2017
Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 7.97 percent to 22,44,875 units from 20,79,204 units in July 2017, SIAM said.