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EMISSIONS: Toyota cuts CO2 emissions in new Yaris hybrid with lithium ion battery

  • Date: 16-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

The new Toyota Yaris hybrid pairs a three-cylinder engine with a lithium ion battery for the first time to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 20 percent compared with the outgoing hybrid, the automaker says.

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EMISSIONS: Growing preference for SUVs challenges emissions reductions in passenger car market

  • Date: 15-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: IEA

With major automakers announcing new electric car models at a regular pace, there has been growing interest in recent years about the impact of electric vehicles on the overall car market, as well as global oil demand, carbon emissions, and air pollution.

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EMISSIONS: The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

  • Date: 10-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: New York Times

Emissions from driving in the New York metro area grew faster than population between 1990 and 2017, which means emissions per person have increased.

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EMISSIONS: Peugeot is already compliant with 2020 EU CO2 emissions, CEO says

  • Date: 08-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

GRANDOLA, Portugal -- The Peugeot brand will not have to pay fines on emissions for its European sales in 2020, its CEO said.

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EMISSIONS: Why plug-in hybrids are poised to rescue automakers from emissions pain

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Automakers in Europe fear a lukewarm consumer response to the fleet of electric vehicles they are preparing to launch to comply with tougher emissions regulations, but they do have one lifeline: the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

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EMISSIONS: Recommendations for post-Euro 6 standards for light-duty vehicles in the European Union

  • Date: 03-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ICCT

Despite policymakers’ efforts in past decades, approximately one eighth of the European Union’s urban population is exposed to air pollutant levels exceeding European air quality standards. While this statistic is not particularly alarming, the picture changes when the pollution levels are compared against the World Health Organization’s air quality guidelines: 96% of Europeans living in urban areas are exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution.

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EMISSIONS: UK ONS report finds significant challenge remains to reduce road transport emissions; sector GHG emissions up 6% from 1990-2017

  • Date: 17-09-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

A new report by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) finds that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from road transport in the UK rose by 6% from 1990 to 2017. The increase—albeit lower than the increase in road traffic—highlights the significant challenge in reducing emissions from road transport, the report says.

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EMISSIONS: EPA to unveil plan to strip California’s authority on car emissions

  • Date: 17-09-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration will announce it is rescinding California’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles at an event at the EPA’s Washington headquarters on Wednesday afternoon, according to people familiar with the matter.

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