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EMISSIONS: Opel expects to meet CO2 target with new EVs

  • Date: 14-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

RUESSELSHEIM -- Opel will meet its EU-mandated target for CO2 emissions reductions, helped by its upcoming electrified cars, CEO Michael Lohscheller said.

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EMISSIONS: Hybrids are 14 times better than battery electric vehicles at reducing real-world carbon dioxide emissions

  • Date: 13-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Emissions Analytics

Battery production capacity for motor vehicles is currently scarce, expensive and suffering supply lags and challenges. This may change over time, but for some period securing an economic supply of battery production capacity will be pivotal to the successful commercialisation of electrified vehicles, and to the relative fortunes of individual auto makers. At the same time, electrification is a proven route to tailpipe carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction, or elimination.

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EMISSIONS: China - Industry group urges provinces against rush to enact tougher emission standards

  • Date: 11-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News China

The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, a government-backed industry trade group, called on domestic provinces that haven’t adopted State 6 vehicle emission standards not to enact the new rules ahead of schedule.

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EMISSIONS: Cummins Reveals Euro 6 Move

  • Date: 07-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Diesel Progress

Cummins said it is ready to meet the next step of Euro 6 emissions control with clean diesels now certified to the more stringent Phase-D regulation, following a two-year development and test programme. The B4.5, B6.7 and L9 engines with a 112-298 kW range for bus and coach applications will move to full production status at the Cummins Darlington facility in the UK before Phase-D takes effect on Sept. 1, 2019.

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EMISSIONS: Madrid set to become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone

  • Date: 31-05-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: The Guardian

Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identity

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EMISSIONS: China - Hasty rollout of new emissions rules wreaks havoc on dealers

  • Date: 31-05-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News China

As the new-vehicle market continues to contract, car dealers have come under increasing pressure with rising inventories.

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EMISSIONS: UK truck NOx drops 50% in five years

  • Date: 31-05-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

NOx emissions from UK lorries have halved in five years, according to new government statistics.

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EMISSIONS: Gasoline vs diesel

  • Date: 09-05-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ICCT

In Europe, diesel engines used to be promoted as a clean and efficient vehicle technology that would play a key role in reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the transport sector.

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