India’s progress in the electrification of its vehicular fleet remains extremely tardy and slow, despite a policy intent which asks for 30 percent of all new vehicles to be electric ones by the year 2030 – says Centre for Science and Environment based on the findings in its two new, recently released reports that have investigated the strategies for zero-emissions transition in the country. To get full access to this story, "Subscribe Now", in just Re.1 for the next 24 hours...

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India has taken giant strides in introducing emission standards for reducing toxic emissions from vehicles with the adoption of Bharat Stage VI standards in 2020 – but it has not taken equally strident and strong measures to improve fuel efficiency and carbon footprints of vehicles, says a new Centre for Science and Environment analysis.

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The automobile sector is regaining turf lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But can the automobile industry capitalize on the recent gains for a longer haul? To get full access to this story "Subscribe Now" for the next 24 hours...

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Under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & E-vehicles scheme, a number of electric vehicle charging stations are sanctioned by the Central Government, for promoting electric mobility in the country at a fastened pace.

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The race is on for companies to present their driverless cars to the public, but recent collisions involving autonomous vehicles developed by Uber Technologies Inc. and Tesla Inc. have led consumers to questions whether these vehicles can alleviate traffic issues and increase safety.

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A lot can happen at 160 degrees Fahrenheit: Eggs fry, salmonella bacteria dies, and human skin will suffer third-degree burns. If a car is parked in the sun on a hot summer day, its dashboard can hit 160 degrees in about an hour. One hour is also about how long it can take for a young child trapped in a car to suffer heat injury or even die from hyperthermia.

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