Distinct colour band for number plate sticker for BS-6 four-wheel vehicles

News: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has made it mandatory for the Bharat Stage(BS) VI Vehicles to carry a one cm green sticker providing registration details. Facts: Bharat Stage(BS) norms: These are standards instituted by the Government of India in 2000 to regulate emission of air pollutants from motor vehicles.They are based on… Continue reading Distinct colour band for number plate sticker for BS-6 four-wheel vehicles

Bharat Stage Six(BS VI) norms

News:Minister for the Environment has said that the country will shift to Bharat Stage Six (BS-VI) vehicular emission norms from BS-IV by April 2020. Facts: About Bharat Stage norms: Bharat Stage(BS) are emission standards instituted by the Government of India based on European regulations. The objective is to regulate the output of air pollutants from… Continue reading Bharat Stage Six(BS VI) norms

Armoured and Specialised Vehicles of Armed Forces Exempted from BS-VI Emission Norms

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has exempted the armoured and other specialised vehicles of Indian armed forces and paramilitary forces from the new stringent vehicular emission norms (BS-VI) which are set to take effect from 1st April,2020. The Ministry has also granted exemption to these vehicles from BS-IV compliance. The exemption has been… Continue reading Armoured and Specialised Vehicles of Armed Forces Exempted from BS-VI Emission Norms

12 NCR districts, Agra switch to BS-VI fuel

According to Indian Oil Corporation (IOC),supply of ultra-clean BS-VI grade petrol and diesel has begun in cities adjoining Delhi. In April 2018,Delhi became the first city in the country to switch from BS-IV grade petrol and diesel to BS-VI fuels.Further,cities in the national capital region like Noida and Ghaziabad has switched over to the cleaner… Continue reading 12 NCR districts, Agra switch to BS-VI fuel

‘Polls, BS VI may hit bus sales’

Daimler Buses India, a unit of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has expressed concern about the growth of bus sector in India. It has stated that Lok Sabha election 2019 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI emission standards would have a detrimental impact on the bus sector. The Indian government has decided to skip BS-V and… Continue reading ‘Polls, BS VI may hit bus sales’