Indian automakers step up World Environment Day 2014 efforts

An initiative by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Society for Automotive Fitness & Environment (SAFE) celebrated World Environment Day 2014 across 4700 dealerships. SAFE organised activities pertaining to environment safety and conservation while working continually to increase awareness around environmental matters.

Free PUC IndiaSAFE’s awareness campaigns focus on Safety, Environment and Tech. PUC check-ups were organised today at various dealer’s across India. Environment conservation tips were offered, as well as, sapling distribution, tree plantations, green processions, awareness rallies, etc at dealerships.

Dealerships displayed a common environment day banner. Public participation and stakeholder participants included Transport Department, Environment Department, Traffic Police, Research Institutes, NGOs, Petroleum Conservation Research Association, Municipal Corporation, and Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA) alongwith vehicle manufacturers.

Mr. Vishnu Mathur, Director General, SIAM, said, “The Indian automobile Industry has always been committed to its care for the environment and it is our endeavour to enhance public awareness towards key environmental issues. SAFE firmly believes that the community education is a key contributor in this direction and all members come together to spread awareness about cleaner environment among vehicle owners and society as a whole. On the occasion of World Environment day we expect enthusiastic response and support from vehicle owners to make it a huge success and hope that this initiative creates an impact ensuring proper maintenance of their vehicles while looking at safety.”
On the occasion, Mr. S V Suderson, President, SAFE said, “ SAFE is proud to organize Free PUC Camp programs during World Environment Day in association with automobile manufacturers and their dealers network with the objective of giving proper knowledge to customers for proper maintenance of their vehicles which will provide benefit to them as well as to environment. This activity is just a step further to our continuing commitment towards a clean and green environment initiative.”

Ashok Leyland, Bajaj Auto, Ford, General Motors, Hero Motorcorp, Honda Car India Ltd, Honda Motorcycle& Scooter India, Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, Renault Nissan, Tata Motors, TVS, Toyota Kirloskar and Skoda India amongst others stepped up World Environment Day 2014 efforts today.