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EMISSIONS: Sweden to ban sales of fossil-fuel powered cars by 2030

  • Date: 22-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Electrive

Sweden is saying goodbye to cars with internal combustion engines. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has now declared that no new cars with diesel or petrol engines will be sold after 2030.

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EMISSIONS: Truck CO2 targets: no public charging points for electric or hydrogen trucks available

  • Date: 17-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published data on the severe lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU.

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EMISSIONS: Oxford Zero Emission Zone plans relaxed as 2020 driving ban dropped

  • Date: 16-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Oxford Mail

OXFORD’S Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) plans have been scaled back to become ‘more effective and deliverable’.

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EMISSIONS: Uber Clean Air Fee sees London passengers charged 15p extra per mile from Wednesday

  • Date: 14-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Verdict

Uber says that the money raised will go towards moving all Uber drivers to electric vehicles by 2025. This will be achieved initially by helping drivers to upgrade to fully electric cars, with surplus money raised put into clean air schemes and ongoing costs associated with running these electric vehicles.

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EMISSIONS: VW says car prices will rise significantly to comply with CO2 emissions limits

  • Date: 13-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News Europe

Volkswagen Group said higher material costs to comply with CO2 emissions regulations will significantly increase the price of its cars in the medium-term.

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EMISSIONS: Real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe is stabilizing

  • Date: 10-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ICCT

For the first time in years, the discrepancy between passenger vehicle type-approval test results and in-use fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions did not increase, indicating a stabilization at around 39 per cent

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EMISSIONS: UK new car fleet average CO2 rose for a second successive year -move away from diesels is having a significant impact

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

The biggest volume decline was seen in the diesel sector, down -29.6% in 2018, with the volume loss equivalent to some 180% of the overall market’s decline. Anti-diesel rhetoric and negative fiscal measures took their toll, with December marking the 21st consecutive month of decline for the fuel type – despite new emissions tests showing diesels deliver in the real world. Growth in registrations of petrol (+8.7%) and alternatively fuelled vehicles (+20.9%) replaced some of the loss but not enoug

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EMISSIONS: Truck CO2 targets: industry reacts to common position of EU member states

  • Date: 20-12-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ACEA

Europe’s major truck manufacturers take note of the common position on future CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles that EU environment ministers adopted at a Council meeting this afternoon

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