BS VI Explained
BS VI or Bharat Stage VI is the latest emission legislations implemented by Indian Government that came into effect from April 1, 2020.
With this implementation, the Indian Government has regulated the amount of pollutants coming out of the exhaust of vehicles. These harmful pollutants are predominantly particulate matter (soot particles) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) which need to be reduced and controlled.
BS VI norms must be complied by any new on-road vehicle built and registered from April 1, 2020.
It is applicable for cars, trucks, buses, three-wheelers and two-wheelers (motorcycles, scooters and mopeds). This emission norm does not apply to off-highway equipment and vehicles such as tractors, back-hoe loaders, excavators, etc.
August 24, 2021
In 2020, Europe and India implemented the world's most stringent emission norms for motorcycles, leading to a series of changes in motorcycle hardware.
August 24, 2021
An additive developed for passenger car engine oil is formulated using chemical components which are aligned with the need of the car engine, and are not suitable for motorcycles
August 10, 2021
Motorcycles are quite unique—the engine, transmission and the clutch all work together and are lubricated by the same oil, though the needs of each of them could be different and often competing.
May 05, 2021
Since the implementation of BS VI, collaboration channels between lubricant businesses, auto makers and other ecosystem partners have shifted.
April 19, 2021
The continued demand for manual transmission vehicles across India brings opportunities for all stakeholders.