The report takes stock of the current energy scenario in India and sets out the challenges the country faces in its quest for energy independence. It also highlights some of the distinguishing features of India’s refining sector from the perspective of meeting the country’s hydrocarbon energy needs.

The Bharat Stage (BS) norms are equivalent to Euro norms on emission. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a Notification No. GSR 555(E) dated 14.7.2015 regarding Introduction of BSIV fuel in additional cities.

Controlling emissions from the in-use fleet, particularly from high emitters and older vehicles, can immediately alleviate urban air pollution. As pressure to address China's air quality issues builds, Guangdong Province has taken several steps toward that end.

China has made tremendous progress in emission control for on-road vehicles (light duty vehicles, buses, and heavy-duty trucks) in recent decades. The vehicle population in China grew nearly sevenfold, from 16 million to 108 million, between 2000 and 2012, and this rapid pace will continue for the foreseeable future.

China is considering regulating emissions from boats and ships, the environment ministry said on Monday, as it tries to clamp down on pollution.

The Bharat Stage (BS) norms are equivalent to Euro norms on emission. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a draft notification regarding introduction of BS-IV auto fuel norms in additional cities inviting suggestions and objections from citizens on the implementation.

Diesel used outside the automotive sector will have meet the "National V" fuel quality standards by January 2018, a year later than automotive fuels, China's powerful central planning authority sai

Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas (2014-15) present this Fifth Report on `National Auto Fuel Policy'. The Policy aims to holistically address the issues of vehicular emissions, vehicular technologies and auto fuel quality in a cost efficient manner, while ensuring the security of fuel supply.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on auto fuel policy, 27/04/2015.

One of the questions raised was "whether the Government proposes to upgrade Auto Fuel Policy and has constituted an Expert Committee to draft Auto Fuel Vision and Policy, 2025 to bring countrys fuel quality at par with global norms".

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on safety limits of vehicular pollution , 09/03/2015.

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