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Top German court rules in favour of cities to ban diesel cars

There has been a global backlash against diesel-engine cars since Volkswagen admitted in 2015 to cheating US exhaust tests.

Feb 27, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

Diesel car sales fell to 27% in 2016-17, says government

According to data on fuel-wise sales percentage in domestic sales placed in Parliament today, the percentage of diesel cars sold in India has been consistently declining since 2012-13.

Aug 08, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

UK to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

The ban on petrol and diesel cars as well as vans follows a similar proposal by the French government, and will also include hybrid vehicles that have an electric motor and a petrol or diesel engine.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Which car to buy - petrol or diesel? Know the answer

Which car to buy - petrol or diesel? Know the answer

Jul 06, 2016, 11:08 AM IST

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on pollution concerns, prompting automakers to recalibrate their production strategy.

Jun 05, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

SC gives two-day deadline to Delhi govt for plan on phasing out diesel cabs

The Supreme Court Tuesday gave a two-day deadline to AAP government for filing a detailed plan on phasing out diesel run taxis from the national capital, which faced protests and blockades by diesel cab operators causing hardship to regular commuters for the second consecutive day.

May 03, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

Ban old polluting vehicles, not new ones coming in: RC Bhargava

Expressing concern over the Supreme Court's ban on big diesel cars and SUVs in Delhi-NCR, Maruti Suzuki India Chairman R C Bhargava today said if the objective is to control pollution, then older vehicles must be banned and not "cleaner cars which are coming in"

Apr 08, 2016, 18:03 PM IST

Ban old polluting vehicles, not new ones coming in: RC Bhargava

Expressing concern over the Supreme Court's ban on big diesel cars and SUVs in Delhi-NCR, Maruti Suzuki India Chairman R C Bhargava today said if the objective is to control pollution, then older vehicles must be banned and not "cleaner cars which are coming in"

Apr 08, 2016, 18:03 PM IST

Supreme Court extends ban on sale of large diesel cars in New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended a ban on the sale of large diesel cars in New Delhi until the next hearing of the case

Mar 31, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

Mercedes calls for level-playing field for diesel cars

Hit hard by a ban on diesel cars with 2,000 cc and above engines, luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz Tuesday said singling out vehicles beyond this limit does not "make a whole lot of difference" on the pollution front and there must be a level-playing field for all.

Mar 08, 2016, 22:05 PM IST

Auto Expo hard-sell diesel cars, disregard health risk: CSE

Environmental advocacy group CSE Wednesday said the just-concluded Auto Expo showed that the car industry is "hard-selling diesel car models to add to the scary trend in toxic pollution exposure and lung cancer risk".

Feb 10, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

Want to sell over 10-year-old diesel car? Get NOC

In April last year, the National Green Tribunal had banned all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old.

Jan 26, 2016, 17:59 PM IST

US authorities say Volkswagen diesel recall plan 'not approvable'

The California Air Resources Board rejected Tuesday Volkswagen's recall plan for diesel cars equipped with emissions cheat devices, and the federal Environmental Protection Agency agreed the plan was not acceptable.

Jan 13, 2016, 02:18 AM IST

May extend Odd-Even scheme by a week: Delhi govt to HC

Counsel for the Aam Aadmi Party government Harish Salve said that the formula has helped reduce pollution at peak hours.

Jan 08, 2016, 09:58 AM IST

Delhi's Odd-Even formula implemented from today: Your one-stop guide

Here's your one-stop guide to the Odd-Even scheme that will help you prepare better for being on the roads in Delhi for the next fortnight.

Dec 31, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

15-year-old diesel vehicles banned from Patna roads

The state transport authority had proposed banning of old deisel-run vehicles as far back as October 2013, but the measure could not be imlemented then.

Dec 24, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

DNA: One day, six landmark rulings delivered by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court delivered a clutch of landmark rulings on Wednesday, the impact of which will range from cleaning up the national capital’s environment and throwing open the central bank to publi

Dec 16, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

SC decision on diesel vehicles isn't optimal: Auto industry

The industry players also called for a comprehensive view of various factors causing pollution to deal with the problem.

Dec 16, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Supreme Court bans diesel SUVs, luxury cars in Delhi: 10 top developments

The Supreme Court on Wednesday announced a slew of measures to tackle the growing menace of air pollution in Delhi.

Dec 16, 2015, 12:16 PM IST