GoI released draft rules on emission standards for various categories
Q. Mass emission standards for BS-VI for numerous category vehicles including those with gross vehicle weight not exceeding 3500 kg manufactured on or after April 1, 2020 for all models is specified. What does BS VI stand for ?- Published on 29 Feb 16
a. Bharat Stage VI
b. Bharat Series VI
c. Bharatiya Stage VI
d. None of the above
ANSWER: Bharat Stage VI
Moving directly to Euro VI emission norms for petrol and diesel from April 1, 2020, government has come up with draft rules on emission standards for varying categories of vehicles. Specifying mass emission standards for BS-VI for numerous category vehicles including those with gross weight value not exceeding 3500 kg manufactured on or after April 1, 2020 for all models, government has sought suggestion within a month and the rules have been called the Central Motor Vehicles Amendment Rules 2016. Draft of certain rules aims at amending the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 which the central government proposed to make in exercise with powers conferred under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. Government decided to jump from Euro IV to Euro VI emission norms and oil plus will invest INR 28,750 crore for the transition.