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EMISSIONS: Europe should end carbon emissions from transport by 2050, the European Commission said today

  • Date: 28-11-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Transport Environment

T&E also said EU leaders need to increase the ambition of Europe’s regulations for cars, vans and trucks if the 2050 strategy is to be achieved. The Commission has an opportunity to deliver its new strategy by siding with the European Parliament’s more ambitious plans in the ongoing negotiations about CO2 standards for cars and trucks.

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EMISSIONS: India's Delhi gov't plans switching to e-vehicles to curb air pollution

  • Date: 28-11-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Xinhuanet

NEW DELHI, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Delhi plans to have at least 25 percent of its total vehicles electric-run by 2023. The local government is learnt to have drafted an e-vehicle policy offering a slew of incentives, and subsidies for making e-vehicles attractive for customers, and also building a charging-infrastructure in the city.

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EMISSIONS: Bentley's hit from WLTP tests 'close to catastrophic,' CEO says

  • Date: 20-11-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

LONDON -- Bentley was too slow to ready its cars for Europe's new WLTP testing regime, causing problems that were "close to catastrophic," CEO Adrian Hallmark said.

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EMISSIONS: China's Fight Against Smog Makes Palladium 2018's Best Metal

  • Date: 16-11-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Palladium prices are shattering record highs, and investors are betting that tight supplies mean the bull run is just getting started.

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EMISSIONS: EPA Seeks 50-State Rule to Cut Heavy-Duty Truck Pollution

  • Date: 14-11-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Trucks

The first new rule since 2001 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce smog-forming pollution from heavy-duty trucks was positively received by the trucking industry and EPA critics.

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EMISSIONS: Electrifying the World Is No Panacea for Global Warming, IEA Says

  • Date: 13-11-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Driving electric cars and scrapping your natural gas-fired boiler won’t make a dent in global carbon emissions, and may even increase pollution levels.

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EMISSIONS: Mazda Plans Electric Push to Avoid EU Emission Penalties in 2021

  • Date: 08-11-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Mazda Motor Corp. is accelerating a push into electrified vehicles, planning a slew of introductions by 2021 to help avoid European Union fines for failing to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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EMISSIONS: Detroit 3 diverge on path to cut tailpipe emissions

  • Date: 29-10-18
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Automotive News

Detroit automakers expressed divergent views on how to reform U.S. rules on fuel economy and tailpipe emissions, even as they urged President Donald Trump to continue coordinating the federal government's policies with those enacted by California.

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