Tata Motors signs MoU with Maharashtra government for vehicle scrapping facility
Posted on Dec. 2021 10:41:00
The plant will have a scrapping capacity of 35,000 vehicles per year.
Tata Engines signed a memorandum of understanding (memorandum of understanding) with the government of Maharashtra, for the establishment of a registered vehicle demolition facility (RVSF) in the state. The proposed scrapping center will have the capacity to recycle up to 35,000 end-of-life passenger and utility vehicles per year.
- Tata to create a demolition center in Maharashtra, in association with a partner
- A plant capable of recycling 35,000 vehicles per year
The MoU was recently signed at the Highways, Transport and Logistics Investment Opportunities Conference in Mumbai, attended by Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari. The Department of Industries, Energy and Labor of the Government of Maharashtra will facilitate the necessary approvals.
Tata Motors will set up the scrapping center in association with a partner. Responsible vehicle scrapping is expected to have many benefits, such as lowering the import bill for scrap and crude oil, creating jobs for MSMEs, possibly increasing new vehicle sales for automakers, encouraging safer and cleaner vehicles for consumers and creating an environmentally sustainable environment.
Commenting on the signing of the MoU with the government of Maharashtra, Girish Wagh, Executive Director of Tata Motors, said: reiterating our commitment to strengthen our leadership in the sustainable mobility space. We are proud to partner with policy makers on this initiative.
Vehicle demolition centers in India
Earlier in the year, Tata Motors signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Gujarat for the establishment of a demolition plant in Ahmedabad.
Maruti Suzuki and Toyota Tsusho Group inaugurated their vehicle dismantling and recycling center in Noida, Uttar Pradesh in November. The Maruti-Toyota combine is only the second company, after Mahindra cero, have an operational tearing system in the country.
As it stands, India is home to six of the 10 most polluting cities in the world and is among the top five polluting countries. With vehicles contributing almost 15-30% of air pollution (levels of PM2.5 and PM10), especially in cities like Mumbai and Delhi, setting up vehicle demolition centers is a big deal. crucial step in removing old and polluting vehicles from our roads.
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