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EMISSIONS: Real-World emissions ratings will allow economy to rebuild after COVID-19 while retaining air quality and lowering CO2

  • Date: 22-04-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Air Index

New real-world data on vehicle emissions will allow revitalisation of an automotive industry and global economy devastated by the COVID-19 outbreak but with cleaner air and reduced impact on climate change.

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EMISSIONS: COVID-19 and CO₂: Learning from one challenge for the other

  • Date: 20-04-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Daimler

April 20, 2020 - This article is appearing while people all over the world are fighting COVID-19. It’s too early to take stock, but we can already learn some lessons from dealing with the pandemic, for another global challenge that will be with us for much longer: climate change.

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EMISSIONS: VW may miss 2020 China fuel-use target, exec says

  • Date: 17-04-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

Volkswagen Group China may miss its 2020 fuel consumption targets in the world's largest market, forcing it to purchase emissions credits from other automakers, a senior executive said Friday.

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EMISSIONS: Business backs vehicle emissions laws - Letter to EU policy makers

  • Date: 17-04-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: The Climate Group

Companies have called on the President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, to push ahead with 2020 CO2 targets for cars, vans and trucks.

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EMISSIONS: VW board member says CO2 targets may be harder to reach

  • Date: 16-04-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

FRANKFURT — Disruptions to the auto industry from the coronavirus outbreak could make it harder for automakers to meet the EU’s new CO2 targets, a German politician who is also a member of Volkswagen Group’s supervisory board said.

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EMISSIONS: South Africa to Disclose Carbon Emissions from Its Biggest Polluters

  • Date: 14-04-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: MoneyWeb

South Africa’s Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has ordered her department to disclose the greenhouse-gas emissions of 16 of the country’s biggest polluters. Barbara Creecy instructed the department to release the information for companies including Sasol, Eskom and Anglo American after a request by the Centre for Environmental Rights.

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EMISSIONS: FADA asks for BSVI deadline extension to May 31

  • Date: 18-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Overdrive

The ongoing spread of the COVID-19 disease and the measures the government has announced to contain its spread has hit auto dealers looking to clear BSVI inventory hard. The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has now appealed to the Supreme Court to consider extending the deadline for implementation of BSVI standards to May 31. The dealer body had made a similar appeal in February but the Court had turned it down then. The current cut-off date for sale of BSIV vehicles is April

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EMISSIONS: Mercedes, BMW count on new plug-ins to meet CO2 targets

  • Date: 17-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

The new Mercedes GLA, CLA Coupe and CLA wagon plug-in hybrids will help the automaker to meet CO2 reduction targets.

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