Once you finish feasting your eyes on the line of technologically -advanced luxury cars by major car manufacturers on display at the 10th Auto Expo, you might want to turn your attention to a non-polluting version, offered by a resourceful group of students.
Smog digest is a news service on vehicular pollution based on news clippings selected from leading Indian newspapers and newsmagazine. It also highlights the key developments from South Asian countries. The months witnessed lots of action and developments on the vehicular pollution front in India.
This is a public notice soliciting public opinion on the unfinished agenda of the emissions standards roadmap finalised way back in 2003. This seeks Euro IV standards in 11 cities and Euro III in the rest of the country by 2010. But this notification was not given adequate publicity in the popular media.
The Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (EV/PHEV) Roadmap for the first time identifies a detailed scenario for the evolution of these types of vehicles and their market penetration, from annual production of a few thousand to over 100 million vehicles by 2050. It finds that the next decade is a key
ONE of the ways to look beyond the global recession is for the automotive industry to take a cue from the semi-conductor industry by re-designing itself. Indian auto industry can take the lead in lightweighting as it is still in the early stage of significant growth and hence, not too late to plot a different course, says an expert from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).