The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on November 15, 2021 has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Twenty Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989.

This analysis estimates the number of charging points and hydrogen refueling stations needed to enable the transition to 100 percent sales of zero-emission Class 7 and Class 8 tractor-trailers by 2040 in the United States.

Long-haul trucks are responsible for the bulk of road freight CO2 emissions in Europe. However, at the time the heavy-duty vehicle CO2 standards were finalized in the European Union in 2019, there was little information available on zero-emission technologies.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on May 4, 2021 has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

After many years of neglect, there is a renewed interest in agricultural mechanization in Africa. Since government initiatives to promote mechanization, e.g., by importing and subsidizing tractors, are confronted with major governance challenges, private-sector initiatives offer a promising alternative.

African farming must modernise and replace its ageing workforce if the continent is going to be able to feed its rising population, a report by leading economists has warned.

The Road Transport Highways Ministry has issued a draft notification regarding emission standards for construction equipment vehicles, and agricultural tractors on 29 August, 2017.

The Peoples Republic of China has said it will lend Nigeria $4.5 billion to boost local agriculture.

The market for agricultural tractors and construction equipment in India is growing rapidly. Without further regulatory action to control emissions from these sources, they are expected to surpass on-road vehicles as the predominant transportation-related source of particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the next 10-15 years.

This study looks into two key types of non-road mobile sources: agricultural tractors and construction equipment. Agricultural tractors are widely used in rural areas, and often operate beyond their designated tasks, serving as alternative transportation for passengers and goods.

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