Vikram S Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd, advised automobile companies to come up with detailed schedule and collaborate in order to meet the BS VI emission regulatory requirements, which the government is planning to introduce from 2020.
He was speaking at a conference on automotive R&D trends, organised by the Technology Development and Promotion Centre (TDPC), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
On the regulatory challenges faced by the industry, he said that it would require huge investment from the companies to bring in the regulatory standards expected to be mandatory from 2020 and this would mean increase in price of the vehicles. New levels of cooperation between the supplier, the OEM,
and the regulatory agencies has
to come in.