BS-VI a joker in the pack, may lead to dumping of old stock: Bajaj Auto

Vehicle maker also warns transition by next April could trigger 'unwarranted price war, says while it will be compliant by deadline, it is concerned about its competitors

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
Terming the transition to Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission norms from April next year as "joker in the pack", Bajaj Auto Ltd has cautioned that there could be dumping of old BS-IV stock in the domestic market, triggering an "unwarranted price war" in the second half of the ongoing fiscal.

In its Annual Report for 2018-19, the Pune-based firm said while its motorcycles, three-wheelers and quadricycles will be "fully BS-VI compliant not just on April 1, 2020 but some months earlier, it is difficult to anticipate the state of BS VI readiness of our competitors".'

"For the industry as a
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First Published: Jun 29 2019 | 12:13 PM IST

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