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Automakers consider moving to Supreme Court for BS-VI deadline extension

Updated : February 10, 2020 12:55 PM IST

Automakers in the country are likely to miss the March 31 deadline for transition to BS-VI emission norms and are considering moving the Supreme Court for an extension, people aware of the development have told CNBC-TV18.

The coronavirus in China has impacted the auto industry supply chain globally. According to OEMs, they are in a precarious situation. While they are trying to stop production of BS-IV vehicles, they have allocated numbers which they have to produce in February.

But the manufacturing is being impacted because of spare part supply issue in China, leading to mismatched inventory and losses for automakers.

The original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are considering reaching out to the government and may file a petition in the Supreme Court as the BS-VI deadline was set the apex court.
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