Following the government’s proposal banning sales of non-electric three wheelers by 2023 and two-wheelers of less than 150cc by 2025, auto industry body SIAM on Sunday opposed the idea, terming it

This sets out the impact of current global policies, the changes in the global fleet and new global efficiency targets to accelerate the uptake of clean and efficient vehicles for vehicle efficiency.

NITI Aayog has proposed that after 2030, only electric vehicles should be sold in India. The think tank believes that this will expend the scope of the clean fuel technology beyond two-and three-wheelers in the country.

NITI Aayog has proposed that after 2030, only electric vehicles should be sold in India. The think tank believes that this will expend the scope of the clean fuel technology beyond two-and three-wheelers in the country.

Motorcycles are a dominant form of transport in many cities, especially throughout Asia. This Sourcebook describes the challenges of this trend and provides an overview on measures to counter the rising emissions from two-stroke two-and three-wheelers in developing cities.

As a first-time effort in India, the Green Vehicle Rating (GVR) serves as a consumer information tool that identifies high to low performing vehicle models in 2 & 3-wheeler categories, in terms of the negative impacts of greenhouse gases and criteria pollutants released from the tail pipe.

The number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded 3 million in 2017, a 54% increase compared with 2016, according to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global Electric Vehicles Outlook. China remained by far the largest electric car market in the world, accounting for half sold last year.

The number of electric cars on the roads around the world rose to 2 million in 2016, following a year of strong growth in 2015, according to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook. China remained the largest market in 2016, accounting for more than 40% of the electric cars sold in the world.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2016 regarding rising air pollution in cities of India. NGT directs the States to provide information on two or more most polluted cities in the States and also vehicular population.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. Manoharan Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 28/04/2016 regarding growing air pollution in NCT of Delhi caused by vehicles.

Questions are raised regarding plying of 2 stroke engine fitted auto rickshaws and introduction of new category vehicle- quadricycle to contain the increasing pollution levels. Tribunal directs Joint Secretary of MoEF, Govt. of India and Member Secretary of CPCB to remain present on the next date of hearing if the response to the questions are not filed.

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