Feb 16, 2018 12:26 AM IST
The paper offers a comprehensive roadmap to identify sources of emissions mapped by sectors across India and to find sustainable solutions for their reduction.
- Nov 10, 2017 11:49 AM IST
The study led by researchers at University of Maryland in the US suggests that India is becoming, if it is not already, the world's top sulphur dioxide emitter.
- Mar 10, 2017 02:18 PM IST
The German automaker is expected to plead guilty to three criminal counts at a morning hearing in Detroit federal court.
- Feb 20, 2017 05:30 PM IST
As part of a new emissions regime, automakers are expected to roll out compliant vehicles from April 1. But the deadline has the industry divided.
- Jan 27, 2017 09:38 PM IST
Former Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn may have known sooner than he has admitted that the carmaker was cheating on emissions tests, German prosecutors said on Friday, as they widened an investigation into the scandal.
- Jan 12, 2017 11:54 AM IST
In announcing the federal charges and a corporate plea bargain by Volkswagen, Justice Department prosecutors yesterday detailed a large and elaborate scheme inside the German automaker to commit fraud and then cover it up, with at least 40 employees allegedly involved in destroying evidence.
- Dec 23, 2016 07:58 AM IST
Volkswagen has said it had
reached an agreement in principle with owners of 3.0-liter
cars affected by its emissions cheating scandal.
- Dec 20, 2016 07:18 AM IST
A federal judge today gave Volkswagen, US regulators and attorneys for car owners a final extension to try to reach a deal for the remaining 80,000 vehicles caught in the company's emissions cheating scandal.
- Dec 17, 2016 03:16 PM IST
Twenty-three cities in China including capital Beijing have activated red alerts and enforced odd-even rules to restrict traffic as the country tries to address severe pollution after the sky turned grey across much of northern part of the country today.
- Nov 15, 2016 04:50 PM IST
Cars with hydrogen infrastructure provide few additional energy benefits besides clean transportation, according to researchers from Stanford University in the US and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany.
- Nov 10, 2016 07:48 AM IST
The new case filed Tuesday in Illinois court, cites a media report Audi installed the cheating devices on gasoline-powered cars to hide the true emissions of climate-warming gas carbon dioxide, court papers say.
- Nov 04, 2016 09:08 PM IST
Volkswagen has received regulatory approval for technical fixes on more cars in Europe affected by its diesel emissions scandal, it said on Friday, meaning it can now recall another 2.6 million vehicles.
- Oct 26, 2016 07:35 AM IST
US District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco signed off on VW's settlement with federal and California regulators and the owners of the 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles in a pivotal moment for the world's No. 2 automaker as it tries to move past a scandal that has engulfed it for more than a year.
- Oct 12, 2016 01:30 PM IST
Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming far more common. To help lower harmful greenhouse gas emissions, governments are trying to encourage their uptake through subsidies and tax breaks and introducing low-emissions zones.
- Jul 04, 2016 05:18 PM IST
India today underlined the need for countries to take pre-2020 climate actions to curb emissions and sought cooperation among countries in finance and technology sectors to tackle climate change
- Jun 24, 2016 07:07 AM IST
The warrant is the first to be levelled against a Volkswagen executive anywhere in the world after the firm in September admitted to using software to falsify pollution tests on some diesel cars, spurring legal action in the United States, Germany, South Korea and elsewhere.
- Jun 20, 2016 08:24 PM IST
Volkswagen's former boss Martin Winterkorn is under investigation for having allegedly manipulated the market by holding back information about emissions cheating at the automobile giant, German prosecutors said on June 20
- Mar 16, 2016 02:02 PM IST
The European carmakers' association, ACEA, said today that February sales in Europe accelerated by 14.3 percent, but VW brand deliveries nudged up just 4.4 percent. VW group sales, boosted by Audi and Skoda, grew by 8 percent, as market share eroded to 23.9 percent.
- Jan 22, 2016 08:48 PM IST
Renault chief Carlos Ghosn said today his company, which is under pressure over failed emissions tests, had not committed any "deception", amid sector-wide questions sparked by a pollution cheating scandal at Germany's Volkswagen
- Jan 18, 2016 04:37 PM IST
On Thursday, a government-appointed commission said that Renault's diesel cars failed pollution tests and investigators raided its facilities, raising fears the French carmaker could be caught up in an emissions scandal similar to the one engulfing Volkswagen, which has admitted to using cheating software to fool tests.
- Jan 13, 2016 08:11 AM IST
CARB said VW's proposals for its 2.0 liter diesels, submitted in November, "lack enough information for a technical evaluation" and "do not adequately address overall impacts on vehicle performance, emissions and safety."
- Dec 10, 2015 06:13 PM IST
Infograph: Here's a quick glimpse of key people who made news across the world in 2015.
- Dec 03, 2015 10:02 PM IST
Days after Volkswagen recalled 3.32 lakh vehicles, CNBC-TV18 has learned that the Road Ministry may consider banning sales of VW diesel cars in India till a new engine is introduced. Further, the ministry will order a fresh probe into Volkswagen to decide whether its cars were fitted with a cheating device.
- Nov 30, 2015 06:46 PM IST
"The lifestyles of a few must not crowd out opportunities for the many still on the first steps of the development ladder," Prime Minister Modi wrote in the Opinion section of Monday's 'Financial Times'.
- Nov 26, 2015 07:52 AM IST
The California Air Resources Board yesterday said it had notified Volkswagen Group of America to recall all VW, Audi and Porsche vehicles equipped with 3.0-liter diesel engines in the model years 2009-2015 that were sold in California.