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EMISSIONS: London introduces new emissions levy on older vehicles

  • Date: 08-04-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

LONDON -- Drivers of older and more polluting cars, vans and motorbikes will have to pay 12.50 pounds ($16) to enter the center of London from Monday in a bid by the city's mayor to improve air quality.

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EMISSIONS: EU toughens CO2 limits for cars, in boost for electric vehicles

  • Date: 28-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

The European Union's plan to cut CO2 emissions from new cars by 37.5 percent by 2030 was approved European Parliament, removing the final political hurdle for the target.

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EMISSIONS: WLTP emissions loophole closed by EU lawmakers

  • Date: 26-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

The European Commission has tightened the WLTP test regime for new cars sold in the bloc after claims that automakers were gaming the tests.

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EMISSIONS: Global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter

  • Date: 20-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ICCT

Vehicle fuel economy improvements have slowed globally according to a new report by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI). The slowdown was especially pronounced in advanced economies - 27 countries saw an increase or stagnation in average vehicle CO2 emissions in the two years up to 2017.

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EMISSIONS: Lease company blames diesel confusion for CO2 fleet rise

  • Date: 12-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

The UK-based Fleet Alliance says that confused government policy towards diesel vehicles, which has led to falling sales of cars powered by the fuel, has caused the first ever increase in average CO2 emissions across its fleet.

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EMISSIONS: Independent emissions testing reveals Jaguar Land Rover diesels are among the best in Europe

  • Date: 07-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover diesels are among the best in Europe, according to independent on-road emissions testing, as part of the new AIR Index.

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EMISSIONS: 48V Technology Growing Into Its Own

  • Date: 06-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Wards Auto

Driven by tightening CO2 emissions rules and the rapid retreat from diesel technology, the consultancy LMC Automotive forecasts 48V technology’s use in Europe will grow to 33.0% of light vehicles in 2030 from 0.4% in 2018.

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EMISSIONS: JATO: European new car CO2 emissions highest average since 2014; shift from diesel to gasoline and SUVs rise

  • Date: 05-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

An analysis by JATO Dynamics has found that average new vehicle CO2 emissions in European increased in 2018, with the total average increasing by 2.4 g/km to 120.5 g/km in 2018—the highest average of the last four years. The analysis covered 23 markets in Europe and found a direct correlation between diesel car registrations and average CO2 emissions.

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