NGT issues notice over teacher's plea to ban sales of Volkswagen cars

Smrithi Suresh November 30 2015

The National Green Tribunal today issued notice on a petition that had prayed for a ban on manufacture as well as sale of Volkswagen vehicles in India, citing flagrant violations of emission norms.

The plea, filed by a school teacher Saloni Ailawadi, has criticised the manufacturing giant, alleging that the company has been making vehicles that "produce nitrogen oxide nine times higher than the prescribed limit".

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