Vehicle fuel economy (FE) norms are being implemented world over to conserve energy and for reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. In the USA, fleet average FE standards were set beginning from the year 1978, but these remained stagnant after the year 1992 until the year 2005 when the standards for light trucks were upgraded.

Vehicle fuel economy (FE) norms are being implemented world over to conserve energy and for reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. In the USA, fleet average FE standards were set beginning from the year 1978, but these remained stagnant after the year 1992 until the year 2005 when the standards for light trucks were upgraded.

Europe's local authorities and bus companies will have to buy greener, more fuel-efficient vehicles in future, following a vote by European Union lawmakers.

The move is expected to boost eco-friendly vehicles by increasing their share of local governments' annual demand for around 110,000 cars, 110,000 vans, 35,000 lorries and 17,000 buses in the EU.

NEW DELHI: Mahindra & Mahindra on Tuesday launched the variants of its sports utility vehicles (SUVs) Scorpio and Bolero, containing

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VADODARA: It may not be long before the cars will be running on the Indian roads literally on water! Sounds amazing, but the senior researcher of the central government

Pune, September 19 A new machine for autorickshaws is set to serve a three-fold purpose: raise fuel efficiency by 30 per cent, reduce pollution levels and increase the driver

The Government has decided to implement a new duty structure to promote the import of clean fuel vehicles from 2009 and to provide tax concessions on par with existing schemes applicable to local indu

Sri Lanka Cabinet approved tax reductions to all locally assembled and manufactured cleaner fuel vehicles at yesterday's Cabinet meeting.

Students at Bheri Technical Institute (BTI) in Nepalgunj have successfully developed and test-drove on Wednesday a vehicle named 'Niful' that runs on solar power and batteries.

A future of all-electric cars coasting along streets and highways may be illusory, given that their range may be cut in half by aggressive drivers speeding along with the air conditioning blasting, US scientists said on Monday.

That may not be a bad thing, as it will persuade consumers to choose the best blend of electric- and gas-powered hybrid vehicle to suit the type of driving they do.

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