Auto manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle

Posted on:19 Oct 2016 18:06:37

Auto manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle
19 October 2016 Current Affairs GK: The Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has made it mandatory for all automobile manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle they produce by April 2017. In this regard, the ministry has amended Form 22 under the Central Motor Vehicles Act, 1989 through which manufactures provide the initial certification of compliance of vehicles. 

Basically, it will include pollution standards, safety standards of component quality and road-worthiness certificate for all vehicles. With this mandatory measure, the Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways in future intends to award five star ratings to vehicles based on their emission and noise pollution standards.

Mandatory for all automobile manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle including makers of electric rickshaws and electric carts. The Form will include the brand, engine number, chassis number and emission norm of the vehicle. 

It will apply to all vehicles including petrol, CNG, LPG, electric, diesel and hybrid. Automobile manufacturers must specify the levels of each pollutant like carbon monoxide, hydro carbon, nonmethane HC, NOx, HC+NOx, PM etc. for petrol and diesel vehicles.

 They should also specify the sound level for horn and pass-by noise values of all vehicles. Earlier, Form 22 only certified that the vehicle in question complied with the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1989 and rules thereunder, including the relevant emission norms.

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