Home » Parliament » FLEX-FUEL VEHICLES

FLEX-FUEL VEHICLES

Ministry of Heavy Industries’ Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for Automobile & Auto Components incentivises the Auto OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to accelerate the introduction of Flex Fuel vehicles in India. The following auto components of Flex Fuel Engine (capable of running upto Ethanol 85 (E85) Fuel) have been included in the list of Advanced Automotive Technology components as eligible products for incentivisation under this scheme:-

BS6 compliant Flex Fuel Engine capable of running upto Ethanol 85 (E85) fuel
Heated Fuel Rail for Flex Fuel Engine
Heating Element for Flex Fuel Engine
Heating control Unit for Flex Fuel Engine
Electronic Control Unit (ECU) for Flex Fuel Engine (Processor minimum 32 bits) and
Ethanol sensor for Flex Fuel Engine

Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) have an internal combustion engine and are capable of operating on gasoline and blend of gasoline and ethanol. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified G.S.R. 682 (E) dated 12/07/2016 regarding mass emission standard for flex-fuel (E 85) or (E 100) vehicles.

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified G.S.R. 889(E) dated 16th September, 2016, for use of Hydrogen as an automotive fuel in the country. The specifications for Hydrogen for Internal Combustion Engine have been specified in Annexure IV-W of the said notification. 18% blend of Hydrogen with CNG (HCNG) has been notified by this Ministry vide G.S.R. 585(E) dated 25th September, 2020. The Ministry vide G.S.R. 579(E) dated 23rd September, 2020 has notified safety norms regarding hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and its components.

This information was given by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

About IIPnews

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

Demand of Steel and Metals

The rapid urbanization is likely to increase demand of steel and metals in the country.  ...

One Station One Product

‘One Station One Product’ concept aims to encourage indigenous and specialised products and crafts of ...

Coal Royalty to Different States During the last Ten Years

The details of royalty given on coal to various States during last 10 years, year ...

Steps to Increase Domestic Production of Ammonium Nitrate

Presently, Coal India Limited (CIL) has Regular Running Contracts with 12 domestic private explosive manufacturers ...

CGD network shall potentially cover 98% of population and 88% of geographical area of the country

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Rameswar Teli in a written ...

Export Policy for MSMES

E-Commerce is widely considered as a medium to reduce costs related to penetration and sustainability ...

Participation of Women in MSMEs

Government of India launched the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme in January 2015 to ...

OPERATIONAL SEZs

Presently, there are 425 formally approved Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the country.  As on ...

EASING THE PROCESS OF FILING PATENTS

The details of patents filed in India over the last five years is as below: ...

India has a total of 53 operational satellites in space providing various identified services to the nation: Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth ...

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com