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EMISSIONS: Zero-emission trucks require radical policy changes, says ACEA as new fleet data is released

  • Date: 06-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 6 December 2019 – On the occasion of the COP25 UN climate conference taking place this week, the CEOs of Europe’s truck makers re-confirm their full commitment to help make the transition to carbon-neutral and zero-emission freight transport.

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EMISSIONS: IVECO, FPT Industrial and NIKOLA launch their partnership to achieve Zero-Emissions transport

  • Date: 03-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: CNH Industrial

IVECO and FPT Industrial, brands of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) and NIKOLA today presented the scope and plans of their joint venture and collaboration agreement established to accelerate industry transformation towards emission neutrality of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks in North America and Europe through the adoption of fuel-cell technology.

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EMISSIONS: VW accused of emissions cheating in UK's largest class action lawsuit

  • Date: 03-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

LONDON -- Volkswagen Group is facing one of the largest-ever UK class action lawsuits, with almost 100,000 vehicle owners accusing it of misleading them by installing emissions-cheating software that made it appear their diesel vehicles met environmental standards.

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EMISSIONS: Eskom, Arcelor Among S. Africa Firms Lacking Emissions Plans

  • Date: 25-11-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., which accounts for two-fifths of South Africa’s greenhouse-gas emissions, leads the country’s biggest emitters in its failure to set targets to reduce its impact on the climate, a report shows.

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EMISSIONS: South Africa's Eskom needs $12 billion to comply with new emissions laws

  • Date: 20-11-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Reuters

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s power utility Eskom needs around 187 billion rand ($12.60 billion) to comply fully with existing legislation curbing harmful emissions, a government presentation to parliament showed on Wednesday.

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EMISSIONS: California prohibits state purchase of ICE sedans, effective now; to stop buying from GM, Toyota, FCA and others over emissions fight

  • Date: 19-11-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

On Friday, the California Department of General Services (DGS) that, effective immediately, it is prohibiting purchasing by state agencies of any sedans solely powered by an internal combustion engine, with exemptions for certain public safety vehicles.

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EMISSIONS: Daimler facing one of the worst years in a decade as CO2 compliance costs bite

  • Date: 13-11-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Mercedes has managed just 445 registrations for the EQC EV in Germany through October, against 3,204 for the Audi e-tron and 789 for the Jaguar I-Pace.

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EMISSIONS: Delhi air quality: Severe pollution prompts car rationing

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: BBC

The Indian capital, Delhi, has launched a car rationing system as it battles hazardous levels of pollution.

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