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EMISSIONS: Europe's CO2 cuts will threaten jobs, PSA's Tavares says

  • Date: 04-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Tavares: "This jeopardizes the jobs of 13 million people in the industry and could destabilize some of our European societies."

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EMISSIONS: CO2 emissions rise to highest average since 2014, as the shift from diesel to gasoline continues

  • Date: 04-03-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Automotive World

The total average of CO2 emissions increased by 2.4 g/km to 120.5 g/km in 2018 – the highest average of the last four years. The analysis, carried out by JATO Dynamics, covered 23 markets in Europe and found a direct correlation between diesel car registrations and average CO2 emissions.

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EMISSIONS: No-deal Brexit and US tariff threat, combined with CO2 targets, make 2019 a challenging year

  • Date: 28-02-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ACEA

Europe’s automobile industry will face some fundamental challenges this year. These include the looming prospect of a no-deal Brexit, the ever-present threat of US tariffs on car imports from the EU, as well as meeting stringent CO2 targets – both those for 2020 and the recently-agreed post-2020 targets for cars, vans and trucks. Given the challenges ahead, it is more than ever vital that efforts to safeguard the competitiveness of Europe’s auto industry are stepped up, also bearing in mind the rather shaky growth forecast for the car market in 2019.

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EMISSIONS: Thailand brings forward Euro 5 for diesel

  • Date: 14-02-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

The Thai government has said it will bring forward its planned introduction of Euro 5 standards for diesel fuel to 2023 from its previous deadline of 2025 in response to recent concerns over air pollution in the country.

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EMISSIONS: Beijing Guoliu emission standard is planned to be implemented ahead of schedule

  • Date: 14-02-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Xinhuannet.com

Beijing will implement the national motor vehicle emission standards in advance. Recently, the Municipal Ecological Environment Bureau issued the "Notice on the Implementation of the Sixth Phase of Motor Vehicle Emission Standards in Beijing (Draft for Comment)" on the official website.

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EMISSIONS: Daimler says emissions will be up in 2018 and 2019 due to WLTP

  • Date: 07-02-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

FRANKFURT -- Daimler's average vehicle emissions levels in Europe will rise in 2018 and 2019 because stricter anti-pollution testing rules have revealed higher results, CEO Dieter Zetsche said on Thursday.

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EMISSIONS: After WLTP emissions testing chaos, EVAP headache looms

  • Date: 31-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News Europe

Automakers are bracing themselves for added costs and renewed market volatilities as the next stage of Europe's new WLTP testing regime goes into effect later this year.

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EMISSIONS: VW's Diess warns emissions push could make cars too expensive for some consumers

  • Date: 22-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News Europe

DETROIT -- Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess warned that the European Union’s proposed emissions target for 2030 is too demanding and the resulting push to EVs could make motoring too expensive for some consumers.

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