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Minimum six airbags made mandatory in vehicles that carry up to eight passengers, says Gadkari
India

Minimum six airbags made mandatory in vehicles that carry up to eight passengers, says Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister said his ministry had already mandated the implementation of fitment of the driver airbag with effect from July 1, 2019 and front co-passenger airbag with effect from January 1, 2022.

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limit for motor vehicles: check key details here
Sports

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limit for motor vehicles: check key details here

Delhi Traffic Police revised maximum speed limits: Check the category wise maximum speed limits for motor and all types of vehicles

Insurance regulator IRDAI slaps Rs 2.18 cr fine on Hero Insurance Broking for violating norms
Business

Insurance regulator IRDAI slaps Rs 2.18 cr fine on Hero Insurance Broking for violating norms

IRDAI, in its order, clarified that neither the insurance broker nor the MISP can create such a panel of insurers for selling motor insurance policies

Irdai proposes changes in vehicle depreciation calculation; invites comments from stakeholders by 16 December
Business

Irdai proposes changes in vehicle depreciation calculation; invites comments from stakeholders by 16 December

For vehicles older than three years, depreciation would gradually increase from 40 percent to 60 percent up to 7 years

Apple increases efforts to test self-driving cars but still lags behind Waymo: Report
News & Analysis

Apple increases efforts to test self-driving cars but still lags behind Waymo: Report

Apple is a relative latecomer to the field, having only secured a permit to conduct testing in 2017.

GST compensation cess bill tabled in Lok Sabha; replaces ordinance on new tax rates for select motor vehicles
Business

GST compensation cess bill tabled in Lok Sabha; replaces ordinance on new tax rates for select motor vehicles

GST Council meeting on 5 August had recommended a 10 percent increase in maximum rate at which compensation cess can be collected on certain motor vehicles

Nitin Gadkari barb on driverless cars: Terming technology as job-killer is a historic blunder
Business

Nitin Gadkari barb on driverless cars: Terming technology as job-killer is a historic blunder

Adapting to new technology is inevitable for any developing country. Nitin Gadkari should understand it will be a cardinal mistake if India holds back

BS III, BS IV… BS VI? Here's why India's auto emission norms are, well, BS
Business

BS III, BS IV… BS VI? Here's why India's auto emission norms are, well, BS

Skipping an entire stage of emission norms might not be a good idea as it will put a lot of pressure on the auto firms and even the oil companies.

India's congested cities: Improve public transport, buy fewer cars
Economy

India's congested cities: Improve public transport, buy fewer cars

It will come as a shock to learn that air pollution accounts for the fifth highest toll of lives and the seventh biggest illness burden in India, according the Global Burden of Disease report, released this year.