NEW DELHI -- In a big push to prioritise combating air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court today ordered a slew of measures including a ban on registration of diesel-run sport utility vehicles (SUV) and cars with 2000 cc engines in the capital and the National Capital Region till March 31, 2016.
Delhi is ranked the world's worst polluted city by the World Health Organisation.
"Rich people can't go round in SUVs polluting the environment," said Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur, earlier this week. "People's life is at stake and you are interested in selling cars."
The registration of these cars will banned in Delhi for the next three months. This list has been compiled by NDTV. The Supreme Court order does not affect cars already registered.
Mahindra: Mahindra Bolero, Mahindra Scorpio, Mahindra XUV500
SsangYong: SsangYong Rexton
Tata: Tata Sumo, Tata Safari DiCOR, Tata Safari Storme, Tata Xenon
Toyota: Toyota Innova, Toyota Fortuner
Chevrolet: Chevrolet TrailBlazer
Mercedes-Benz: Mercedes-Benz A-Class: A 200 d, Mercedes-Benz B-Class: B 200 CDI Sport, Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C 220 CDI Mercedes-Benz CLA: 200 CDI, Mercedes-Benz CLS: CLS 250 CDI, Mercedes-Benz E-Class: E 250 CDI AVANTGARDE, E 350 CDI AVANTGARDE, Mercedes-Benz GL: GL 350 CDI, Mercedes-Benz GLA: GLA 200 CDI, Mercedes-Benz GLE: GLE 250 d 4MATIC, GLE 350 d 4MATIC, Mercedes-Benz S-Class: S 350 CDI
BMW: BMW 5 Series 530d M Sport, BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, BMW 7 Series (Local Assembly and CBU), BMW 7 Series ActiveHybrid
BMW X3 xDrive 30d M Sport, BMW X5, BMW X6, BMW Z4 Roadster
Audi: Audi Q5 45 TDI quattro, Audi Q7, Audi A8L
Volvo: Volvo XC60 D5 Inscription, Volvo S60 D5 Inscription, Volvo S80 D5 Inscription
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