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EMISSIONS: Ford counts on hybrids to comply with stricter European emissions targets

  • Date: 22-04-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

Ford of Europe says that its coming broader range of hybrid models will permit it to comply with stricter European Union emissions targets set for 2020-21 without the risk of paying fines.

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EMISSIONS: Mazda's SUV sales success risks heavy EU fines

  • Date: 11-04-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Mazda's success in selling SUVs has left the automaker at risk of heavy fines for missing European CO2 reduction targets.

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EMISSIONS: Meeting South Africa’s new passenger vehicle CO2 emission standards

  • Date: 09-04-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ICCT

In October of 2018, the Department of Transport of South Africa received cabinet-level approval to move the Green Transport Strategy (GTS) forward.

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EMISSIONS: In the Foothills of Europe’s CO2 Mountain

  • Date: 09-04-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: LMC Auto

While full compliance with the next EU CO2 milestone will not be required until 2021, carmakers will need to ensure that 95% of their sales in 2020 fall below the so-called CO2 ‘limit value curve’ set for them according to their vehicle mass profile. 

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EMISSIONS: EEA: almost all Euro car makers met specific 2017 CO2 targets on new sales, but emissions up year-on-year

  • Date: 09-04-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

All but three European car manufacturers met their specific emission targets in 2017, based on current European vehicle test rules.

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EMISSIONS: London introduces new emissions levy on older vehicles

  • Date: 08-04-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

LONDON -- Drivers of older and more polluting cars, vans and motorbikes will have to pay 12.50 pounds ($16) to enter the center of London from Monday in a bid by the city's mayor to improve air quality.

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EMISSIONS: EU toughens CO2 limits for cars, in boost for electric vehicles

  • Date: 28-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

The European Union's plan to cut CO2 emissions from new cars by 37.5 percent by 2030 was approved European Parliament, removing the final political hurdle for the target.

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EMISSIONS: WLTP emissions loophole closed by EU lawmakers

  • Date: 26-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

The European Commission has tightened the WLTP test regime for new cars sold in the bloc after claims that automakers were gaming the tests.

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