Consulting analysts in tomorrow’s commodities and technologies

News

EMISSIONS: UNECE endorses stringent new vehicle emissions regulation; towards a single type approval for major markets ‎

  • Date: 20-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) will make it easier for countries around the world to implement state-of-the-art emissions test procedures with a new UN Regulation featuring the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP).

View full story

EMISSIONS: PSA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 2020 - Citroen CEO

  • Date: 16-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

Groupe PSA is in a position to avoid EU penalties that would arise from exceeding tougher company fleet average CO2 targets in 2020, according to Citroen CEO Linda Jackson.

View full story

EMISSIONS: Faurecia to rethink its supply chain to go greener

  • Date: 14-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

LAS VEGAS — French cockpit and seating supplier Faurecia is prepared to begin re-sourcing content around the world this year as it attempts to reduce its global carbon footprint, its CEO said here during CES.

View full story

EMISSIONS: Birmingham traffic plan: Private cars could be banned from city centre

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: BBC

Trips through Birmingham city centre by private cars could be banned under plans to cut traffic and pollution.

View full story

EMISSIONS: Polluting vehicles could be pulled from UK sale, say carmakers

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: The Guardian

Carmakers could pull models from the UK, the automotive industry has warned, as the British taste for polluting vehicles clashes with the difficulty of meeting post-Brexit carbon dioxide limits.

View full story

EMISSIONS: New EU emissions rules to delay Mercedes EV in U.S.

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

LAS VEGAS — Most of the demand for Mercedes-Benz's upcoming electric EQC compact crossover is expected from Europe — so the automaker is delaying the model's U.S. launch, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius said here last week.

View full story

EMISSIONS: Air pollution from brake dust may have same harmful effects on immune cells as diesel exhaust

  • Date: 09-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: King's College London

Metal particles from the abrasion of brake pads may cause inflammation and reduce the ability of immune cells to kill bacteria a new study has found, similarly to particles derived from diesel exhaust.

View full story

EMISSIONS: How automakers plan to avoid CO2 fines in Europe

  • Date: 06-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

For Europe's automakers, a great leap into the unknown began on New Year's Day, when European Union emissions standards that require a fleet average of 95 grams per kilometer of CO2 took effect. The numbers are stark. According to the EU, fleet emissions in 2018 were 120g/km, which means automakers need a 21 percent reduction overall to avoid fines that could total as much as 33 billion euros this year, according to some estimates. Each gram over the limit, per vehicle, will cost automakers 95 e

View full story