Feb 15 Bajaj Auto Ltd:
* Says ready to comply with EPCA's direction of neither
selling nor registering any pre- BS IV vehicle from 1 st of
* Says "all its two and three-wheelers manufactured from
January 2017 meet stringent norms BS IV norms"
* Says "with effect from Jan 2017 all products from all our
3 plants are BS IV compliant"
Mumbai, 15th Feb, 2017: Bajaj Auto today announced that it
is ready to comply with EPCA’s direction of neither selling nor
registering any pre – BS IV vehicle from 1 st of April 2017. All
its two and three-wheelers manufactured from January 2017 meet
the stringent norms BS IV norms. It is probably the first
automobile company to completely meet BS IV norms well before
the deadline of 1st April 2017.
The Central Pollution Control Board had earlier confirmed that
BS III compliant vehicles could not be sold or registered
anywhere in the country from 1st April’17. However, some
automobile companies have requested that this deadline be
Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, MD – Bajaj Auto Ltd. said, “Bajaj Auto as a
responsible corporate has complied with this directive and had
already commenced manufacturing of BS IV complaint vehicles from
October 2016. Moreover, with effect from Jan 2017 all products
from all our 3 plants are BS IV compliant. We have thus ensured
that all vehicles presented for registration from 1st April’17
onwards will be BS IV compliant. This has been possible because
of meticulous planning for dealer stocks and switching over to
production of BS IV compliant vehicles well in advance.
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