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Old 10th September 2016, 10:58   #46
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Default Re: Why do Indian cars lack features / safety kit (vis a vis their int'l versions)?

Extra safety features made must for all cars from 2017
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*New models of cars will have "manual override" feature from Oct 2017
*Reverse gear sensor system also made mandatory in all vehicles
*Mandatory audio warning on exceeding speed of 80 kmph and seatbelt alert to be installed from Oct 2018
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/a...w/54258384.cms
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Old 30th October 2017, 00:11   #47
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Extra safety features made must for all cars from 2017
HIGHLIGHTS

*New models of cars will have "manual override" feature from Oct 2017
*Reverse gear sensor system also made mandatory in all vehicles
*Mandatory audio warning on exceeding speed of 80 kmph and seatbelt alert to be installed from Oct 2018
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/a...w/54258384.cms
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Just stumbled upon this article where the safety features mentioned in the link shared by you are to implemented from July 2019. Looks like they missed the earlier deadline of October 2017. No surprises here though!

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/...w/61313493.cms
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Old 30th October 2017, 08:34   #48
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From 2019, airbag, speed alert, parking sensor must in cars
NEW DELHI: All cars manufactured after July 1, 2019, will have to be equipped with airbags, seat-belt reminders, alert systems for speeds beyond 80kmph, reverse parking alerts, as well as manual override over the central locking system for emergencies.

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https://economictimes.indiatimes.com...w/61314555.cms
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