Consulting analysts in tomorrow’s commodities and technologies

News

EMISSIONS: Mass adoption of hybrids, rather than low-volume BEVs most effective for cutting CO2 now

  • Date: 18-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Emissions Analytics, a leading independent specialist for the scientific measurement of real-world emissions, suggests that mass adoption of hybrid vehicles, rather than low-volume take-up of full BEVs, is the most effective solution to cutting CO2 now and also in meeting 2030 emission targets.

View full story

EMISSIONS: Madrid to suspend car restrictions in city center, EU issues warning

  • Date: 18-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - Madrid’s new municipal government plans to suspend some anti-car emissions policies in the city center, drawing a warning from the European Commission that Spain might be sanctioned if it fails to meet air quality standards.

View full story

EMISSIONS: Ireland to ban new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030

  • Date: 17-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: BBC

The Irish government plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030, as part of a major strategy to protect the environment.

View full story

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.

View full story

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.

View full story

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.

View full story

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.

View full story

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

View full story