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EMISSIONS: FADA asks for BSVI deadline extension to May 31

  • Date: 18-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Overdrive

The ongoing spread of the COVID-19 disease and the measures the government has announced to contain its spread has hit auto dealers looking to clear BSVI inventory hard. The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has now appealed to the Supreme Court to consider extending the deadline for implementation of BSVI standards to May 31. The dealer body had made a similar appeal in February but the Court had turned it down then. The current cut-off date for sale of BSIV vehicles is April

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EMISSIONS: Mercedes, BMW count on new plug-ins to meet CO2 targets

  • Date: 17-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

The new Mercedes GLA, CLA Coupe and CLA wagon plug-in hybrids will help the automaker to meet CO2 reduction targets.

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EMISSIONS: COVID-19 outbreak: Auto industry likely to urge SC to extend BS 6 deadline in India

  • Date: 16-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Times Now News

The auto industry has previously requested the Supreme Court of India to extend the deadline for BS 6 in the country as companies and dealerships are still struggling to sell of their stock. While previously, the request was ascribed to a variety of factors, such as the sales slowdown of 2019, liquidity crunch, etc. However, the country's top court had remained steadfast in its decision. Unfortunately, the situation has further worsened with the global coronavirus pandemic. And according to the

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EMISSIONS: By 2024, Paris passenger cars NOx emissions could drop by up to 87%

  • Date: 13-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: True Initiative

By 2024, Paris passenger cars NOX emissions could drop by up to 87% compared to 2016 levels, if the draft schedule for tightening the low-emission zone across the greater Paris region goes ahead according to a new report by ICCT for the TRUE Initiative, launched today, 13 March.

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EMISSIONS: GM urges China to delay new emissions regulations

  • Date: 09-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

General Motors is urging the Chinese government to delay the next scheduled tightening of vehicle emissions regulations in the country due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus at the end of last year.

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EMISSIONS: New car CO2 emissions hit the highest average in Europe since 2014

  • Date: 03-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Jato

The automotive industry faces a number of major challenges this year. In addition to the European car market recording timid growth in 2019, CO2 emissions have continued to increase. This despite new regulation designed to curtail this.

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EMISSIONS: PSA on track to escape CO2 fines, Tavares says

  • Date: 03-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

PSA Group has met its EU CO2 emissions target so far this year, helped by strong sales of diesel cars and low emissions electrified vehicles.

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EMISSIONS: Two-Thirds of the World’s Most Polluted Cities Are in India

  • Date: 25-02-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Several Chinese cities, including Beijing, have dramatically improved their air quality in recent years, while Indian metropolises remain some of the world’s worst polluted, according to a new report.

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