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Volvo mishaps: Govt may ask makers to put fuel tanks in centre

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:10

In the backdrop of 52 people charring to death in accidents involving Volvo buses last year, the government may issue directives to manufacturers for minimising impact of such mishaps, including designing fuel tanks in centre and easily accessible emergency exits.

Coal India yet to sign fuel supply pacts with 12 power units

Coal India yet to sign fuel supply pacts with 12 power units

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:30

Tapering linkage is short-term fuel linkage provided to those consumers who have been allocated captive coal blocks but which could not be developed on time.

Govt may ask Volvo makers to put fuel tanks in centre to avoid mishaps

Govt may ask Volvo makers to put fuel tanks in centre to avoid mishaps

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:25

The recommendations for change in bus designs has been given by a high-level panel probing two accidents involving Volvo buses last year.

Spinach may help convert sunlight into clean alternative fuel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:37

Popeye`s favourite snack spinach, which gave the cartoon character super strength, also has the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

Court seeks government view on using eco-friendly engine

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:21

The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a scientist`s plea seeking permission to fit his invention -- an eco-friendly fuel-cell auto engine -- in vehicles plying on a commercial basis here.

Salary doesn''t decide car usage

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 17:07

Not just income, but taxes that keep fuel costs high and good roads with ample parking space determine the amount of personal car use for people in developing nations including India, a new study shows.

CAG flays govt's fuel pricing policy; says RIL, Essar Oil given undue benefits of Rs 667 cr

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:30

State-owned fuel retailers buy diesel from private refiners as their own production is insufficient to meet domestic demand.

Inadequate, costlier fuel risk for power sector: Tata Power

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 22:07

Insufficient availability of coal coupled with costlier imported fuel pose a risk to the growth of India's power sector, Tata Power said.

After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:59

Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker.

ONGC opposes govt stake sale before issues are resolved

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:45

The government plans to sell 42.77 crore shares, or five per cent of its stake in ONGC worth Rs 17,400 crore at current prices, this fiscal.

Airbus launches new A330neo jet at Farnborough

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:37

Airbus said the new A330neo would cut fuel consumption by 14 percent per seat, and that deliveries will start in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Oil falls below $109 as Libya restarts oilfield

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:05

Easing worries over possible disruptions to supply from the conflict in Iraq also dragged on prices.