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Auto makers body seeks ban on 15-yr-old vehicles to reduce pollution

Auto industry has been going through one of the most challenging and disruptive times

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Pollution
The industry body urged the government to come up with a legislation

industry body today asked the to ban vehicles that are 15 years old in the country to reduce

The industry body urged the to come up with a legislation to ban such old polluting vehicles across the country.


"industry is doing a lot of work to reduce We are working to move to BS-VI emission norms. In order to reduce pollution, we request the to ban vehicles which are 15 years old," President Vinod K Dasari said here.

Speaking at the annual convention of SIAM, he also asked the to create a automotive board and to increase design capability which would aid Make in programme.

Dasari also said the industry has been going through one of the most challenging and disruptive times due to frequent changes in policies for the sector.

He said every developed country has a strong automotive industry and must look to strengthen the sector, which today accounts for nearly 50 per cent of the country's manufacturing GDP.

First Published: Thu, September 07 2017. 11:42 IST
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