Proposed emission limits in BS-VI are in line with Euro 5 mass emission guidelines which will be applicable from January 1, 2020, in Europe.
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The government has proposed to make BS-VI emission norms mandatory for quadricycles from April 1, 2020, an official said. “The Road Transport and Highways Ministry in a draft notification have proposed amendment of Rule 115 to mandate the next level emission norms for quadricycles. The BS-VI emission norms for quadricycle are being proposed with effect from 1st April 2020,” an official told PTI. Currently, quadricycles are covered under Bharat Stage IV emission norms.
The BS-VI emission norms are in line with European standards. Various testing, including those related to durability, would be as per Europe quadricycle norms, the official said. Proposed emission limits in BS-VI are in line with Euro 5 mass emission guidelines which will be applicable from January 1, 2020, in Europe, the official added.