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“I appeal to the auto manufacturing industries to take the retrofitting route. Auto manufacturers in India are already making BS VI compatible engines and selling these cars abroad.

This move makes New Delhi the first city in the country to switch from BS-IV grade fuels to BS-VI (equivalent to fuel meeting Euro-VI emission norms).

Production cost of petrol has gone up by 24 paise per litre on an average and that for diesel has risen by 66 paise.

NEW DELHI:If you live in Delhi, you may have felt your car engine running a tad more smoothly of late.

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to look into the possibility of rolling out the BS-VI fuel in 13 metro cities by April 2019, besides introducing it in the national capital from

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/03/2018 regarding Comprehensive Action Plan for air pollution control and supplementary report on the comprehensive action plan with timelines.

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on behalf of Union of India has stated on affidavit that BS VI will be available in the National Capital Territory of Delhi in all retail outlets with effect from 01.04.2018.

In fact, they see sales rising further, will aggressively market these fuels laden with imported additives that improve driving experience and reduce emissions

A task force constituted by Niti Aayog in a report titled Action Plan for Clean Fuel said that taxation and pricing strategy is needed to provide impetus to cleaner fuels and discouraging the use of polluting ones. Lower taxes on the cleaner fuels are sought and for the purpose, GST can create a level playing field in the country, it said.

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that cleaner Euro-VI petrol and diesel would be dispensed at all retail outlets in the national capital from April 1.

Asks Centre’s position on availability of BS-VI compliant fuel

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