SIAM brings diesel ban facts to light

A recent study suggests that passenger diesel cars are not the culprits for the air pollution levels of the NCR region<br />

Overdrive April 29, 2016 18:58:56 IST
SIAM brings diesel ban facts to light

When the diesel ban hit Delhi earlier this year, the entire Indian automobile industry was sent into disarray. The ban stated that all passenger cars with diesel engines that displaced over 2000cc could not be registered in the Delhi NCR region. The ban was put into play by the government in an effort to reduce the pollution levels in the Indian capital and its neighbouring states. However, the Society of Indian Automobile  Manufacturers (SIAM) has put forth some facts regarding pollution contributed by diesel cars.

A recent study...

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