New Delhi refuses new diesel cars
- The Indian capital New Delhi can no longer new diesel cars or cars register with larger engines. This has the Indian Supreme Court Tuesday determined in view of the air pollution.,null, Rich people can not drive around in SUVs and pollute the environment, '' the court ruled.
The Chief Justice Tirath Singh Thakur did not have a good word to say about car salesmen, who were against the government organization National Green Tribunal in the case.,null, People's lives are at stake and you are interested in selling cars, '' the channel NDTV quoted the judge.Thakur called pollution in the capital last week shameful and called for immediate action.,null, Delhi has acquired the name that it is the most polluted city, '' he said.Nearly a quarter of the cars in New Delhi have diesel engines and thus emits 7.5 times as much particulate matter as from petrol cars. Emissions from diesel vehicles may be carcinogenic, says WHO.