Fuel Efficiency Improvements in Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDVs) in India

Undertaken By: The Energy and Resource Institute ,    Recent Publication: 2015

Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDVs) comprise only 8 percent of the total vehicle fleet in India but consume nearly 38 percent of the total diesel consumed in the country and contribute approximately 60 percent of the total carbon dioxide emissions from the transport sector. Given that the HDV sector will grow massively in the next few years, Shakti is supporting efforts for improving the fuel efficiency of the HDV fleet.