Indian auto majors going green

Indian auto majors going green

Sep 30, 2014

Nearly twenty-five years post liberalisation, the Indian auto industry has emerged as a rapidly growing market that promises immense potential to global giants who are making a beeline for India with region-specific strategies. The improved competitiveness in the auto market has brought a plethora of attractive choices, both in terms of design and price, to the...

Diu gets a dedicated cycle track

Diu gets a dedicated cycle track

Sep 18, 2014

India’s second smallest union territory, Diu, has created dedicated cycling tracks to promote ecotourism and preserve its fragile ecosystem. Protected bicycle lanes will reduce pollution and commuting time and up the quality of life. India will need to depend on cleaner alternatives such a better bicycle infrastructure, especially in bustling urban areas, to...

NHAI to expedite construction of flyovers

NHAI to expedite construction of flyovers

Aug 7, 2014

BHUBANESWAR: Wary of frequent accidents on NH-5 in the city, the commissionerate of police on Wednesday asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to expedite the construction of flyovers at Rasulgarh, CRP Square and Fire Station. via NHAI to expedite construction of flyovers – The Times of...

Indian Railways going green

Indian Railways going green

Aug 5, 2014

The IROAL has proposed a solar energy project to meet the internal needs of Indian Railways. It is expected that this project would be underway in a few months. Opting for alternate sources of energy is an excellent option. Would the new government be able to properly implement the project? The questions remain. After the Delhi Metro opting for...

Indian Vehicle Park part III: Automotive industry adapts components to achieve sustainable mobility

Indian Vehicle Park part III: Automotive industry adapts components to achieve sustainable mobility

Jul 29, 2014

Increased urbanisation and motorisation have made implementing sustainable transport imperative in developing countries like India. Research is bringing groundbreaking solutions, all directed toward energy-efficient mobility, to overcome potential socioeconomic and ecological challenges in the future. Electric vehicles, modified silica with biomaterial—as...

Government to penalise truck overloading

Government to penalise truck overloading

Jul 28, 2014

Overloaded trucks lead to road accidents. Truck overloading is an offence that necessitates strict laws and the government of India has imposed legal restrictions time and time again. But as always, people have found loopholes and an overloaded truck is a sight that is far too common on the roads. Damage to road assets apart, an overloaded truck puts too many...