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EMISSIONS: Ford expects to hit EU CO2 targets with no fines

  • Date: 06-02-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

Ford will make big enough reductions to CO2 levels across the models it sells in Europe to avoid paying fines under tough new European Union emissions targets that started this year, the company has said.

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EMISSIONS: UNECE endorses stringent new vehicle emissions regulation; towards a single type approval for major markets ‎

  • Date: 20-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) will make it easier for countries around the world to implement state-of-the-art emissions test procedures with a new UN Regulation featuring the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP).

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EMISSIONS: PSA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 2020 - Citroen CEO

  • Date: 16-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

Groupe PSA is in a position to avoid EU penalties that would arise from exceeding tougher company fleet average CO2 targets in 2020, according to Citroen CEO Linda Jackson.

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EMISSIONS: Faurecia to rethink its supply chain to go greener

  • Date: 14-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

LAS VEGAS — French cockpit and seating supplier Faurecia is prepared to begin re-sourcing content around the world this year as it attempts to reduce its global carbon footprint, its CEO said here during CES.

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EMISSIONS: Birmingham traffic plan: Private cars could be banned from city centre

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: BBC

Trips through Birmingham city centre by private cars could be banned under plans to cut traffic and pollution.

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EMISSIONS: Polluting vehicles could be pulled from UK sale, say carmakers

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: The Guardian

Carmakers could pull models from the UK, the automotive industry has warned, as the British taste for polluting vehicles clashes with the difficulty of meeting post-Brexit carbon dioxide limits.

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EMISSIONS: New EU emissions rules to delay Mercedes EV in U.S.

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

LAS VEGAS — Most of the demand for Mercedes-Benz's upcoming electric EQC compact crossover is expected from Europe — so the automaker is delaying the model's U.S. launch, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius said here last week.

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EMISSIONS: Air pollution from brake dust may have same harmful effects on immune cells as diesel exhaust

  • Date: 09-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: King's College London

Metal particles from the abrasion of brake pads may cause inflammation and reduce the ability of immune cells to kill bacteria a new study has found, similarly to particles derived from diesel exhaust.

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