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EMISSIONS: GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler back Trump on California emissions challenge

  • Date: 28-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major automakers are siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency rules or zero-emission requirements for vehicles, the companies said in a filing with a U.S. appeals court late on Monday.

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EMISSIONS: Daimler Trucks & Buses targets completely CO2-neutral fleet of new vehicles by 2039 in Europe, Japan and NAFTA

  • Date: 27-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Daimler Trucks & Buses, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, aims to offer only new vehicles that are CO2-neutral in driving operation (“tank-to-wheel”) in the triad markets of Europe, Japan and NAFTA by 2039.

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EMISSIONS: Schumer Floats Plan to Take Gas-Powered Vehicles Off U.S. Roads By 2040

  • Date: 25-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said if Democrats win control of the chamber next year, he would put an ambitious plan on the floor to remove gas-powered vehicles from American roads by 2040.

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EMISSIONS: European OEMs face potential CO2 penalties totalling EUR24bn - report

  • Date: 23-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

The current backlash against diesel, also known as 'de-dieselisation', has resulted in consumers regarding Euro 6 engines, that meet all the latest emission requirements, being considered as bad for air quality as a Euro II diesel. Additionally, some cities have introduced legislation to place restrictions on the use of diesel vehicles, while others are planning outright bans for diesel vehicles in the future, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

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EMISSIONS: Toyota cuts CO2 emissions in new Yaris hybrid with lithium ion battery

  • Date: 16-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

The new Toyota Yaris hybrid pairs a three-cylinder engine with a lithium ion battery for the first time to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 20 percent compared with the outgoing hybrid, the automaker says.

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EMISSIONS: Growing preference for SUVs challenges emissions reductions in passenger car market

  • Date: 15-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: IEA

With major automakers announcing new electric car models at a regular pace, there has been growing interest in recent years about the impact of electric vehicles on the overall car market, as well as global oil demand, carbon emissions, and air pollution.

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EMISSIONS: The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

  • Date: 10-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: New York Times

Emissions from driving in the New York metro area grew faster than population between 1990 and 2017, which means emissions per person have increased.

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EMISSIONS: Peugeot is already compliant with 2020 EU CO2 emissions, CEO says

  • Date: 08-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

GRANDOLA, Portugal -- The Peugeot brand will not have to pay fines on emissions for its European sales in 2020, its CEO said.

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