SC says ban on diesel vehicles of over 2000 cc will continue in Delhi

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday a ban on the sale and registration of diesel vehicles with engine capacities of 2,000 cc and above in the national capital region will continue as it heard a plea by automobile manufacturers seeking a modification of its order.

Senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Kapil Sibal and Gopal Subramaniam were representing Mahindra and Mahindra, Mercedes and Toyota seeking modification of its December 16 order, imposing the ban in the wake of alarming air pollution, particularly during the winter season, in the national capital region (NCR)

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