With the Supreme Court toughening its stance against diesel vehicles, Those owning older diesel vehicle may have a reason to look up to retrofitting options offered by Bosch and Cummins. The duo are claimed to be working towards offering a retrofitting technology, which will turn diesel vehicles into electrically propelled ones. Work is said to be at a nascent stage, but will reach a level where it could be commercially viable. By the time the retrofitment technology will be made available, the government is expected to formulate a vehicle retrofitting policy. A voluntary conversion, it may be termed as. Expected to cost in the region of one-lakh rupees in India, if the industry sources are to be believed, the officials of the road transport and highways ministry met senior
Bosch and Cummins executives in this regard recently.

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