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EMISSIONS: How automakers plan to avoid CO2 fines in Europe

  • Date: 06-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

For Europe's automakers, a great leap into the unknown began on New Year's Day, when European Union emissions standards that require a fleet average of 95 grams per kilometer of CO2 took effect. The numbers are stark. According to the EU, fleet emissions in 2018 were 120g/km, which means automakers need a 21 percent reduction overall to avoid fines that could total as much as 33 billion euros this year, according to some estimates. Each gram over the limit, per vehicle, will cost automakers 95 e

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EMISSIONS: Anglo American pressed to keep mining thermal coal amid climate-change concerns

  • Date: 05-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: The Times

Anglo American has come under pressure from a small cohort of investors to keep mining thermal coal, highlighting the conflicting demands of climate change on the company.

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EMISSIONS: France to Raise Pollution Tax on SUVs and Trucks to $22,240

  • Date: 20-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

France is taking aim at SUVs by raising a tax on heavier and more polluting vehicles, a measure that comes on top of tough new European rules being phased in next year to lower car emissions.

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EMISSIONS: FADA moves Supreme Court seeking relief in sale of BS-IV vehicles after April 1 deadline

  • Date: 19-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: India Times

Last year, the Supreme Court had ordered that no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold in the country with effect from April 1, 2020. The Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission norms would come into force from April 1 next year.

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EMISSIONS: Citroen CEO explains PSA's CO2-slashing strategy and expansion plan

  • Date: 18-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

Last year, Linda Jackson took on the leadership of PSA Group's low-emissions vehicle business unit. That means in addition to her duties as CEO of the Citroen brand she is tasked with making sure the company is compliant with stricter emissions regulations. Jackson explained how electrification will help the group meet those targets in an interview with Automotive News Europe Associate Publisher and Editor Luca Ciferri and Correspondent Peter Sigal.

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EMISSIONS: Suppliers look to European Commission for leniency on CO2 targets

  • Date: 11-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

Suppliers had hoped for a reduction of around 20 percent in CO2 emissions for 2030. Companies are pictured at a meeting of the European suppliers group CLEPA in Brussels last week.

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EMISSIONS: Europe may tighten CO2 emissions targets in 'Green Deal'

  • Date: 11-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

Automakers selling cars in the EU may face tougher CO2 emissions reduction targets after the European Commission signaled it will review goals already set for 2030.

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EMISSIONS: Is your council a clean-air hypocrite?

  • Date: 10-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto Express

The vast majority of the 66,000 vehicles operated by UK councils run on diesel, Auto Express has discovered, with authorities admitting that no “viable electric alternative” to the fuel exists in “the vast majority” of cases. And, in areas where emission zones are operational or planned, council vehicles often breach the limits set or proposed.

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