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Petrol price crosses Rs 82-mark in Delhi, diesel above Rs 72 a litre

Petrol price crosses Rs 82-mark in Delhi, diesel above Rs 72 a litre

Finance
Petrol price on Saturday crossed Rs 82-mark in Delhi and diesel surpassed Rs 72 a litre after eighth increase in rates in past nine days. Petrol price on Saturday was hiked by 24 paise per litre and diesel by 27 paise as hopes of a vaccine development led to a rally in international oil prices. Petrol price in Delhi rose to Rs 82.13 per litre from Rs 81.89, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies. Diesel rates went up from Rs 71.86 to Rs 72.13 per litre. This is the eighth increase in rates since November 20 when oil companies resumed daily price revision after nearly two-week hiatus. In nine days, petrol price has gone up by Rs 1.07 per litre and diesel rate has risen by Rs 1.67. Prior to the November 20 hike, petrol prices had been static since September 22 an...
Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM’s green plan

Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM’s green plan

Science
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Would UK be ready for a new petrol car ban in 2030?

Would UK be ready for a new petrol car ban in 2030?

Science
Boris Johnson is poised to announce that the government is bringing forward by a decade a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars to 2030 from 2040, the BBC understands.It's understood that new hybrid cars – those with electric motors as well as engines – will get a stay of execution: they will be banned from 2035.But would the UK be ready for these changes?Chief environment correspondent, Justin Rowlatt, reports.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Science & Environment
Petrol and diesel car sales ban brought forward to 2035

Petrol and diesel car sales ban brought forward to 2035

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device A ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest, under government plans.The change comes after experts said 2040 would be too late if the UK wants to achieve its target of emitting virtually zero carbon by 2050.Boris Johnson unveiled the policy as part of a launch event for a United Nations climate summit in November.He said 2020 would be a "defining year of climate action" for the planet.The summit, known as COP26, is being hosted in Glasgow. It is an annual UN-led gathering set up to assess progress on tackling climate change.Sir David Attenborough said at the launch event at London's Science Museum that he was looking forward to...
As India switches to BS-VI, sub Rs 10 lakh petrol cars may gain

As India switches to BS-VI, sub Rs 10 lakh petrol cars may gain

Finance
Mumbai: Petrol-run vehicles priced below Rs 10 lakh are likely to be the initial gainers when India transitions to Bharat Stage-VI emission standards in April, according to industry executives and experts. Factors that are expected to work against diesel vehicles include price hikes that would likely be sharper than on petrol-run models and continuing uncertainty over the availability of BS-VI compliant fuel across the country. Companies that focus on large diesel-powered utility vehicles could therefore take a bigger hit, at least initially, than those that specialise in petrol. Introduction of BS-VI would impact the sub Rs 10 lakh and the Rs 10 lakh-plus price bands differently, said Vinay Raghunath, partner and leader, automotive, EY. “In the first category, OEMs have already announced ...