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EMISSIONS: Thailand brings forward Euro 5 for diesel

  • Date: 14-02-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

The Thai government has said it will bring forward its planned introduction of Euro 5 standards for diesel fuel to 2023 from its previous deadline of 2025 in response to recent concerns over air pollution in the country.

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EMISSIONS: Beijing Guoliu emission standard is planned to be implemented ahead of schedule

  • Date: 14-02-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Xinhuannet.com

Beijing will implement the national motor vehicle emission standards in advance. Recently, the Municipal Ecological Environment Bureau issued the "Notice on the Implementation of the Sixth Phase of Motor Vehicle Emission Standards in Beijing (Draft for Comment)" on the official website.

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EMISSIONS: Daimler says emissions will be up in 2018 and 2019 due to WLTP

  • Date: 07-02-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

FRANKFURT -- Daimler's average vehicle emissions levels in Europe will rise in 2018 and 2019 because stricter anti-pollution testing rules have revealed higher results, CEO Dieter Zetsche said on Thursday.

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EMISSIONS: After WLTP emissions testing chaos, EVAP headache looms

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

Automakers are bracing themselves for added costs and renewed market volatilities as the next stage of Europe's new WLTP testing regime goes into effect later this year.

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EMISSIONS: VW's Diess warns emissions push could make cars too expensive for some consumers

  • Date: 22-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News Europe

DETROIT -- Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess warned that the European Union’s proposed emissions target for 2030 is too demanding and the resulting push to EVs could make motoring too expensive for some consumers.

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EMISSIONS: Sweden to ban sales of fossil-fuel powered cars by 2030

  • Date: 22-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Electrive

Sweden is saying goodbye to cars with internal combustion engines. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has now declared that no new cars with diesel or petrol engines will be sold after 2030.

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EMISSIONS: Truck CO2 targets: no public charging points for electric or hydrogen trucks available

  • Date: 17-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published data on the severe lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU.

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EMISSIONS: Oxford Zero Emission Zone plans relaxed as 2020 driving ban dropped

  • Date: 16-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Oxford Mail

OXFORD’S Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) plans have been scaled back to become ‘more effective and deliverable’.

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