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DIESEL: Europe's Diesel Drivers Beware: Heftier Tax Is Coming Your Way

  • Date: 07-02-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Bloomberg

Here’s another reason not to buy a diesel-powered car, and why consumption of the fuel could ebb in one of the world’s biggest demand centers: tax.

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DIESEL: What role does diesel play in the 2030 vehicle mix?

  • Date: 06-02-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Diesel Information Hub

The Paris Agreement and the EU’s 2030 Climate & Energy Framework will require steep cuts in CO2 emissions from transport. Currently, 25% of all EU greenhouse gas emissions come from transport, and 40% of this comes from passenger vehicles; making a switch to cleaner powertrains inevitable.

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AUTO SALES: German sales fall 1% in January even as diesel market recovers

  • Date: 05-02-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Registrations in Germany fell 1.4 percent in January even as sales of diesel cars started to recover. New-car sales were 265,702 for the month, according to data released Monday by the KBA Motor Transport Authority.

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DIESEL: German minister wants EU to review limit on toxic diesel particles

  • Date: 31-01-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Europe Auto News

BERLIN -- Germany's transport minister, Andreas Scheuer, has urged the European Commission in a letter to review its stringent limits on nitrogen dioxide pollution, saying some doctors are questioning their health merits, the Bild newspaper reported.

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DIESEL: Volkswagen customers in Germany ordering more diesel vehicles; share of 43% in 2018, vs. 39% in 2017

  • Date: 30-01-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Customers of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand in Germany are once again placing more orders for diesel vehicles. In 2018, the share of incoming orders for vehicles equipped with the latest diesel technology as a proportion of the overall vehicle portfolio was 43% compared to 39% in 2017.

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DIESEL: Hainan province to ban sales of diesel, petrol cars from Mar 1

  • Date: 16-01-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Metal News

Hainan province will ban sales of diesel or petrol cars from March 1 when new air pollution measures and laws take effect.

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DIESEL: New Mercedes-Benz GLE with six-cylinder diesel: first SUV in its class to meet Euro 6d

  • Date: 20-12-18
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Daimler

Certification in accordance with the Euro 6d standard (RDE stage 2) not prescribed for new models until 1 January 2020 is possible due to measures including extended exhaust gas aftertreatment with an additional underbody SCR catalytic converter. Thanks to this enhanced technology the nitrogen oxide emissions drop to an average of 20 milligrams per kilometre in the case of the GLE 400 d 4MATIC, as shown by measurements in continuous operation of many thousands of kilometres. In individual journe

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DIESEL: Fiat keeping light duty diesels, for a while longer

  • Date: 29-11-18
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News Europe

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spend more than 5 billion euros ($5.7 billion) on new models and engines in Italy over the next three years to try to make better use of factories and boost jobs and margins.

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