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Hyundai’s domestic sales up by six percent


September 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Saturday reported an increase of 5.9 percent in its August domestic sales which stood at 28,257 units over 26,677 units for ... Read more...

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Court notice to centre on diesel-run vehicles (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on a plea seeking steps for putting ... Read more...

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Delhi government to study bus corridor report by July 23 (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday gave time till July 23 to the state government to analyse a Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) report that ... Read more...

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Car sales growth lowest in last seven months


June 11th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Domestic passenger car sales recorded the slowest growth in the last seven months in May at 2.78 percent and stood at 1,63,229 units from 1,58,809 ... Read more...

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No petrol-diesel vehicles for NDA shutdown


May 25th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The May 31 Bharat Bandh (shutdown) announced by National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners may not feature any petrol or diesel vehicles, the BJP said Friday.Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Auto industry welcomes rate cut


April 17th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry, which struggled with a sluggish market last year due to high interest rates, Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s February sales up 6.5 percent


March 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Thursday reported an increase of 6.5 percent in its monthly sales for February at 118,949 units from 111,645 units in ... Read more...

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Cess on diesel vehicles regressive: Ford India


February 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Levying a cess on diesel car is not a right approach but the price of diesel could be hiked slightly to earn revenue, a top official ... Read more...

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Maruti ramps up car production to bring down waiting period


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) After reporting lower sales for its inability to meet the boom in demand for diesel vehicles, country's leading car maker Maruti Suzuki Friday said it is ... Read more...

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Maruti plans to roll out SUVs and MPVs


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki has ramped up production of the diesel versions of its passenger cars and plans to roll out SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) and MPVs (Multi-purpose ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s January sales up 5.2 percent


February 1st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Wednesday reported a modest 5.2 percent increase in January sales at 115,433 vehicles, with domestic sales still continuing to be ... Read more...

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Mercedes issues recall for its latest diesel model


October 18th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Auto maker Mercedes has issued a recall for thousands of its latest diesel vehicles over concerns that they can catch fire. The company explained that problems ... Read more...

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Petrol hike will push diesel car demand: CSE


September 15th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) NGO Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday's petrol price hike will further push demand for diesel vehicles which, in turn, will have an adverse ... Read more...

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ICICI Lombard to hike diesel vehicles’ insurance premium


June 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) ICICI Lombard, a major private sector player in general insurance, will increase policy premium on diesel vehicles over petrol vehicles by up to 15 percent, a ... Read more...

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CNG price raised marginally


June 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) After petrol, Delhiites will now have to shell out more for compressed natural gas (CNG), whose price will be raised by 50 paise from Saturday ... Read more...

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Government panel unclear on taxing diesel vehicles


May 9th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Despite Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh calling for imposing a tax on oil-guzzling diesel SUVs (sports utility vehicle), a government panel on low carbon strategies Monday ... Read more...

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Breakthrough could help hydrogen replace petrol as fuel


April 1st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Hydrogen fuel could become viable as an eco-friendly alternative to petrol, thanks to a new process that allows it to be stored cheaply and practicably.The technology ... Read more...

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Environment group hails tax hike on diesel cars


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Wednesday hailed the Delhi governments' decision to increase tax on diesel vehicles by 25 percent saying that ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 218 points; realty, banking stocks climb


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets rose 218 points Wednesday, led by good buying support in banking, realty and metal stocks. The 30-share sensitive index ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches SX4’s diesel variant


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Tuesday launched the diesel variant of its mid-sized sedan SX4 with a price tag of Rs.7.74 - 8.62 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."The usage of ... Read more...

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Experts study black carbon, tropospheric ozone’s role in climate change


February 21st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Experts from the European Commission Joint Research Centre have suggested measures to reduce the impact of Black carbon (BC) and tropospheric ozone (O3) emission.Black carbon (BC) and tropospheric ... Read more...

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National Rally Championship to have diesel class


February 17th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Doubling of prize-money and introduction of an Open class for diesel vehicles, besides the inclusion of Bhubaneshwar as a new venue, feature in the 2011 Indian National Rally ... Read more...

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BMW recalls 21,771 cars in China; Jaguar 30


October 16th, 2010 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) German auto giant BMW has recalled more than 21,000 luxury sedans from Chinese customers to fix the faulty brake system, while British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has ... Read more...

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Maharashtra slaps green tax on old vehicles


August 5th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday decided to impose an environment tax, ranging from Rs.750 to Rs.3,500 for five years, on old public and private vehicles and plough back the ... Read more...

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Renewable energy sector earmarked Rs.380 crore more


February 26th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's renewable energy sector budget has been increased by 61 percent to Rs.1,000 crore from Rs.620 crore, signalling the government's commitment to popularising alternate source of ... Read more...

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Transport taxes rationalised in Uttar Pradesh


October 30th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has brought about sweeping changes in the structure of various transport taxes, effective from Thursday. Announcing this here Friday, Principal Transport secretary Pankaj Agarwal said: ... Read more...

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An Australian campaigns to clean the Taj city


September 27th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) A 62-year-old Australian who counts Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda as his gurus is leading a campaign here to turn the Taj Mahal city of Agra ... Read more...

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We have halted the rot of pollution choking Delhi: Dikshit


September 26th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said her government has "halted the rot of pollution" choking the Indian capital through a massive environment awareness campaign launched with ... Read more...

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India’s maiden bio-diesel pump to start in September


August 8th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Rafat Quadri Ahmedabad, Aug 8 (IANS) In winter 2005, Chief Minister Narendra Modi was at the Gujarat Agriculture University campus in Navsari, riding a tractor with a difference - it ran on ... Read more...

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Israel to resume fuel supplies into Gaza


May 19th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, May 19 (Xinhua) Israel pledged to resume reduced fuel shipments to the Gaza Strip Monday, director of the Palestinian Petroleum Agency Mujahed Salama said. Gaza's reduced weekly supply of gasoline will ... Read more...

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