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EMISSIONS: Behind the plunge in China auto sales: chaotic implementation of new emission rules

  • Date: 01-07-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Reuters

Shanghai-based Buick dealer Ron Li in late April found himself in an unfamiliar quandary: how to sell off almost 80 sedans and sport-utility vehicles crowding up his dealership lot.

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EMISSIONS: Better air quality makes convertibles increasingly attractive in China

  • Date: 28-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Open-air models have become rare because there is so little demand for them in the world's largest car market, but tastes in China could be changing, the boss of roof specialist Webasto says.

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EMISSIONS: Oxford council partners with research group to probe air pollution

  • Date: 26-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Air Quality News

Oxford City Council has partnered with research group OxAir to study residents’ daily exposure to air pollution, and how best it can be managed.

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EMISSIONS: VW Group, Fiat Chrysler risk big EU emissions fines in 2021

  • Date: 26-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

FRANKFURT -- Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to AlixPartners.

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EMISSIONS: Europe's Tough New Emissions Rules Come With $39 Billion Threat

  • Date: 26-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Time is running out for carmakers in Europe. Just six months out from stiff new emissions rules, the industry is facing up to an estimated 34 billion euros ($39 billion) in penalties as well as eroding profits from selling more electric cars.

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EMISSIONS: In The Battle Against CO2, Will Flawed, Expensive Battery Power Lose Out To Flexible Hybrids?

  • Date: 25-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Forbes

The European Union is trying to force its citizens into electric cars by demanding ever more unrealistic fuel economy from gasoline and diesel fuelled ones, but battery-only power is so flawed, hybrids are likely to win the affection of buyers.

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EMISSIONS: Average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans increased in 2018

  • Date: 24-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: European Environment Agency

According to provisional data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 grammes of CO2 per kilometre. For the first time, the average CO2 emissions from new vans also increased. Manufacturers will have to reduce emissions of their fleet significantly to meet the upcoming 2020 and 2021 targets.

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EMISSIONS: Gestamp urges common sense CO2 targets

  • Date: 21-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

Ever-tighter CO2 targets from the European Commission (EC) require a degree of "common sense," says Gestamp as Brussels shows no sign of easing its focus on emissions reduction.

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