BS VI norms won’t improve air quality, may push car prices: Maruti

As India gears up to leapfrog to BS VI auto fuel emission norms by April 2020 in an effort to curb pollution, Maruti Suzuki said on Thursday the measure will not bring any perceptible change in air quality but may push car prices by anywhere between Rs 20,000 to Rs 2 lakh. Stating that cars contribute only 2% to the overall pollution, Maruti Suzuki chairman RC Bhargava said it will be a challenge to upgrade technologies to meet BS VI norms in just four years and prices could go up by anywhere between Rs 20,000 to Rs 2 lakh depending on the vehicles.

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