Banglore : For the first time in the country, a Hydrogen-powered automobile bus has been developed by Tata Motors and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) after several years of research.

More than 40 percent of the oil and oil products in India go into running vehicles, but no serious efforts towards a fuel saving roadmap for the sector are in sight, the Centre for Science and Envi

India only major vehicle producing country in the world without fuel saving standards for cars. By 2030, India will be importing 94 per cent of its crude oil. But the country is making no serious efforts to prepare a fuel saving roadmap for all modes of transport, says CSE.

To begin with, 25 filling stations will be set up to supply gas to buses.

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is contemplating a detailed study into the feasibility of using compressed natural gas (CNG) as a cheap alternative fuel to run its buses in view of hike in price of high speed diesel.

The exhaustive study is being planned as the KSRTC management is still sceptical about the Rs.100 crore CNG plant proposed by the Union Petroleum ministry for Kochi to overcome the crisis of having to pay market rates for HSD.

The state government should give its viewon theuse of compressed natural gas (CNG) in vehicles used for public transportation in the city, including autorickshaws, the Kerala High Court directed on Thursday.

A division bench, comprising chief justice Manjula Chellur and justice K Vinod Chandran, issued notice to the state government while considering a petition filedby Vytilla-based Association for Better Life and Environment.

Buses Of Euro IV Model To Be Provided By Pvt Contractors For 7 Years

Pune: Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML), the city public transport company, which is facing problems about maintenance of buses and lack of adequate depots, is planning to hire 500 Euro IV buses. The buses will be provided by private operators and PMPML will pay them charges on per kilometer basis.

Pune: The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation is planning to purchase 500 CNG buses, the tendering process for which is expected to start from March. While most of the buses will be used in Mumbai region, at least 15 of them will be introduced on the Pune-Mumbai route on an experimental basis, said officials.

MSRTC’s daily expenditure on diesel has increased after the government slashed subsidy on the fuel for bulk buyers. The officials, however, said there was no immediate plan to hike fares even though all depots were purchasing diesel at a higher price.

The Asian Development Bank has extended a $275 million loan to China to help its bus operators shift their fleets to cleaner fuel, a move that is seen to reduce the growing air pollution in Chinese

A new report from the Health Effects Institute (HEI), "Understanding the Health Effects of Ambient Ultrafine Particles" concludes that while there have been a growing number of laboratory and field studies of the effects of ultrafine particles (UFPs), “toxicologic studies in animals, controlled human exposure studies, and epidemiologic studies t