Yearly Archives: 2018


Bharat Standard IV Emission Standards

In a move that had huge repercussions on the automobile industry, the Supreme Court banned the sale of Bharat Stage III vehicles with effect from April 1 2017.The verdict sought a ban on sale and registration of BS III-compliant vehicles from April 1, resulting in the implementation of BS IV emission standards. While a lot of passenger vehicle makers shifted to producing BS IV-compliant vehicles, two-wheeler, three-wheeler and commercial vehicle manufacturers still continued to produce BS III vehicles. But, before

New Innovations in Automobile Industry

As technology continues to make rapid strides in the automobile industry, Autograde has gathered a list of the latest innovations in the field – a few of them being offered by Autograde itself! 1) GPS Vehicle tracking – This innovation has been a game-changer for worried parents as well as vehicle owners with drivers. Autograde’s GPS vehicle tracking device (VTS) combines the use of automatic vehicle location in individual vehicles with software that collects these data for a comprehensive picture of

Indian Roads Vs. International Roads

It is a well-known fact that India’s roads are among the world’s bloodiest. Potholes claimed six lives on an average on Indian roads every day in 2016. Road infrastructure plays an important role in a country’s development. But, what makes Indian roads so different from International roads? India’s preferred road-laying material has for long been bitumen. Most of the developed nations of the world use Concrete roads. The paving cost of concrete roads is higher compared to that of bitumen