Now not only to get the vehicle on the road but also to buy new vehicles. Petrol and diesel prices will be hiked in the state from April 1. Also, with the implementation of the new Real Driving Emission (RDE) norms in the automobile sector from next month, prices will rise, including for two-wheelers and cars. Tata Motors, the country’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has announced a price hike of up to five percent for commercial vehicles from April 1.
The price hike is a result of the government’s implementation of more stringent BS6 emission norms. Tata Motors has announced that it will change its entire vehicle portfolio to meet these standards. The price increase is up to five percent depending on the variants.
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The action is part of pollution control. A special diagnostic kit will be installed in the vehicles for this purpose. This will make changes including in the engine of the car. Automobile manufacturing companies will install these kits on cars rolling out of factories after April 1. Insiders say the new installation will have a greater impact on diesel cars than on petrol vehicles.
It is indicated that the price of diesel cars will increase by Rs 65,000 to Rs 70,000 and that of petrol cars will increase by Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000. Commercial and passenger vehicles will see an increase of 2-5 percent. In the two-wheeler segment, one to three percent price hike is expected in the next few months. All automobile companies are expected to announce price hikes as a result of meeting these standards.