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DIESEL: Diesels here to stay, but EVs ready to jump ahead

  • Date: 04-01-21
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News

After decades of slowly building up market share, diesel vehicles are expected to be leapfrogged by electric vehicles within the next two years.

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DIESEL: Western European Diesel Car Market

  • Date: 18-12-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: LMC Automotive

October’s diesel share of Western Europe new passenger car sales is confirmed at 26.9% with November coming in at 25.7% with all countries bar Greece having reported at the time of writing. The situation continues to be one of slow overall decline, but with several markets showing stability while others, primarily those where electrified car sales are booming, show bigger YoY falls. Germany is an example of the latter.

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DIESEL: European truckmakers to phase out diesel sales decade earlier than planned

  • Date: 14-12-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Financial Times

Europe’s largest truckmakers have pledged to stop selling vehicles that produce emissions by 2040, a decade earlier than originally planned. An alliance of Daimler, Scania, Man, Volvo, Daf, Iveco and Ford have signed a pledge to phase out traditional combustion engines and focus on hydrogen, battery technology and clean fuels. The industry will spend about €50bn-€100bn on new technologies, Scania chief executive Henrik Henriksson told the Financial Times, ahead of the pledge announcement.

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DIESEL: EU rejects industry request to delay diesel particulate standards

  • Date: 10-11-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News

The European Commission has rejected an industry request to delay the Jan. 1 introduction of a new emissions standard that seeks to limit harmful diesel pollutants in real-world conditions.

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DIESEL: France to eliminate trade-in bonus for diesels

  • Date: 15-10-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News

PARIS -- The French government plans to end a trade-in incentive for purchases of cleaner diesel vehicles on Jan. 1, as it moves to reduce some environmental incentives.

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DIESEL: SwRI engineers develop near-zero emissions diesel engine technology; 90% reduction of NOx

  • Date: 27-05-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Southwest Research Institute engineers have developed the next generation of clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides (NOx) and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption.

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DIESEL: February’s Diesel Car Market Share was the Strongest Since July 2019

  • Date: 18-03-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: LMC Automotive

The theme of near plateauing of the diesel car mix continued in February with a preliminary diesel share of 31.8% being recorded across the region.

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DIESEL: Daimler Braces for Higher Mercedes-Benz Diesel Costs in Germany

  • Date: 21-02-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Bloomberg

Daimler AG warned of a further crackdown on Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles in Germany and boosted provisions for legal and regulatory costs that already crimped profit last year.

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