BS-VI transition: SC gives precedence to public health over wealth
The apex court orders the automobile industry to not sell its unsold stock of BS-IV vehicles after April 1, 2020
Does Volkswagen fraud signal death of diesel?
Making diesel vehicles clean, powerful and fuel-efficient is no easy task, and the Volkswagen cheating case has exposed this. This should act as …
E-vehicles or e-mobility?
India has unique reasons for faster adoption of electric vehicles, but we need to be bold and aggressive in our plans
हंगामा है क्यूं बरपा
बाज़ार में नए और ज्यादा स्वच्छ इंधन वाले वाहनों को जल्द से जल्द लाना जरुरी है
The country has a massive problem of older and more polluting vehicles. But why should this be an argument for delaying transition?
Bob Dylan and BS-III vehicles
The Supreme Court recently quoted the iconic singer and Nobel laureate Bob Dylan, in its judgment banning BS-III vehicles
No new Bharat Stage III vehicles from April 1, orders SC
The Supreme Court has banned registration of new Bharat Stage III vehicles as cleaner fuel used by Bharat Stage IV vehicles will be …
Enough is enough
For over a week after Diwali, Delhi breathed poison. Air pollution peaked to unprecedented levels. Public anger forced emergency measures. But …
From April, automakers will have to declare emission details, sound level
In a bid to curb vehicular pollution, the government has asked automakers to furnish details of emission levels of vehicles they manufacture
BS VI standards will reduce heavy duty vehicular pollution
India’s decision to leapfrog to Bharat Stage VI standards will bring down nitrogen oxides and particulate matter emissions
About 29 million ‘dirty’ diesel cars and vans ply on Europe’s roads
Not a single diesel car complies with the Euro 6 air pollution limits when tested on the road
Volkswagen to pay $14.7 billion to settle emissions-cheating cases
After violating environmental and consumer laws for years, Volkswagen makes the largest-ever automotive buyback offer in the US
Good news: Delhi no longer 'world’s most polluted city'
Indian capital now ranked No. 11 in WHO’s air pollution database
Are signs on the wall signalling the death of diesel cars?
Mayors of 20 European cities have signed a petition to the European Union denouncing a loophole in diesel cars’ pollution limits
'Jaguar Land Rover statement about their cars being air-purifying machines is irresponsible'
The company should withdraw this statement and support the government in bringing clean diesel technology as soon as possible, says CSE
A wild cat gone berserk
The statement by Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth has been criticised as irresponsible and misleading for suggesting that its cars are akin …
A car free day keeps the chocking away
Delhi is reeling under a worse polluted winter than 2014. The odd-even formula empowers people to take the first step out of the gas chamber
Science and politics of car pollution
Why are our policy makers and scientists ignoring public health risks from combustion sources and raising dust over dust pollution to blind …
European scientists press alarm bell on ill effects of diesel cars
A group of 24 scientists from 12 research and scientific organisations across Europe and the US have issued an open letter to sensitise the …
Supreme Court bans registration of diesel vehicles beyond 2000cc for three months
The court asks the Centre and Delhi government to work together and fix norms to clean the city’s toxic air
CSE recommends measures for cleaner air
Costlier diesel, stringent PUC compliance and higher taxes on older vehicles are some methods to reduce air pollution in Delhi
Current PUC norms for diesel are too lenient, says CSE
The Central government should first fix the manufacturers’ responsibility for the emissions performance of vehicles during their useful …
Who can touch diesel?
India’s diesel vehicle industry is so powerful that even a Volkswagen-like exposé of the cover-up of diesel emissions is like water …
Trouble in the air
Delhi’s clean air challenge
It is time to understand what we have done and the actions we need to take urgently and decisively