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EMISSIONS: Europe's carmakers should be able to meet the 2020 and 2021 climate targets

  • Date: 09-09-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Twitter

The rise of affordable electric cars is driven by EU law and achievable based on carmakers’ latest production plans.

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EMISSIONS: Greenpeace Says South Africa Is No. 2 Sulfur Dioxide Hotspot

  • Date: 19-08-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

The area around coal-fired plants owned by South Africa’s state power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. ranks as the world’s second-largest hotspot of sulfur dioxide emissions, according to Greenpeace.

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EMISSIONS: CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in the European Union: Car manufacturers’ performance in 2018

  • Date: 08-08-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ICCT

This briefing provides an overview of CO2 emission levels of new passenger cars in the European Union in 2018 based on a preliminary dataset recently released by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The dataset showed that new cars sold in the EU in 2018 had average CO2 emissions of 121 g CO2/km, 2g/km higher than in 2017.

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EMISSIONS: Kia counts on electric-car push to meet CO2 target in Europe

  • Date: 02-08-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Kia will leverage full-electric vehicles to reach European CO2 emissions reduction targets in 2020 and 2021 but the brand has developed contingency plans in case sales are insufficient.

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EMISSIONS: UK expert group focuses attention on non-exhaust emissions from road traffic as regulatory concern

  • Date: 14-07-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

A new report released by the Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG) in the UK recommends as an immediate priority that non-exhaust emissions (NEE) are recognized as a source of ambient concentrations of airborne PM, even for vehicles with zero exhaust emissions of particles.

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EMISSIONS: Emissions rules and electrification will spur engine consolidation

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

A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say.

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EMISSIONS: New Zealand proposes discounts for cleaner cars, slaps new fee on gas guzzlers

  • Date: 09-07-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Reuters

New Zealand said on Tuesday that it plans to slash prices for electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles and penalize gas guzzling cars with a new fee, as it looks to make greener cars more affordable.

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EMISSIONS: 'Grave concern' as sales of low emission cars fall

  • Date: 04-07-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: BBC

Sales of low emission cars in the UK have fallen for the first time in more than two years, the industry has said.

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