Now Small Car Ban in Assam
Guwahati High Court has ordered to ban gross sales and registration of all small vehicles, weighing under 1500kgs, that fail to meet crash and security assessments norms in the state. This new order is slated for all cars across India.
The car models that are banned including Maruti Suzuki Alto, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Hyundai i10, Hyundai EON and the newly launched Honda Jazz amongst others.
The ban won’t affect SUVs and other higher capacity vehicles that can take up the impact of a crash.
The court docket mentioned…
“The Centre is directed not to permit the auto manufacturers to release and sell the small 4-wheelers with a mass up to 1,500 kg and quadricycles without putting them to crash test and emission test.”
The next hearing that’s scheduled for August 27, 2015.