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Indian court lifts diesel ban in Delhi that carmakers said hurt demand

It also introduces a one per cent levy on purchases of large diesel vehicles

The government's ban on diesel engines in New Delhi imposed in December hit sales of some car models and prompted the introduction of gasoline variants and smaller diesel engines.


INDIA'S highest court allowed registration of large diesel vehicles in New Delhi while introducing a new levy on purchases, lifting a ban carmakers including Toyota Motor Corp and Mahindra & Mahindra panned for hurting demand.

A one per cent levy will have to be paid to