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EMISSIONS: Making the transition to zero-emission mobility

  • Date: 10-09-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ACEA

On 17 April 2019, the European Parliament and Council adopted Regulation (EU) 2019/631 introducing CO2 emission standards for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in the European Union. This regulation set reduction targets of -15% and -37.5% for the tailpipe CO2 emissions of newly-registered passenger cars for the years 2025 and 2030 respectively.

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ESKOM: Lack of clarity on S.Africa's Eskom illustrates policy uncertainty -Moody's

  • Date: 10-09-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 10 (Reuters) - A delay and lack of clarity about South Africa’s plan to break up ailing state-owned power utility Eskom to make it financially viable is the main example of policy uncertainty hampering the country’s turnaround, credit rating firm Moody’s said on Tuesday 

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Amplats, Sibanye-Stillwater say wage talks stable after AMCU declares dispute

ANGLO American Platinum (Amplats) and Sibanye-Stillwater were likely to call in mediators after the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) declared a dispute regarding wage negotiations, said Bloomberg News.

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EMISSIONS: Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned

  • Date: 09-09-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Climate groups including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry.

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AUTO SALES: Chinese Automobile Sales Decline for 14th Time in 15 Months

  • Date: 09-09-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Chinese auto sales fell for the 14th time in 15 months, extending what’s already been a historically prolonged slump in the world’s largest car market.

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AUTO SALES: India Auto Sales Take Record Fall in 10th Straight Month of Declines

  • Date: 09-09-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Car sales in India suffered their biggest monthly drop on record, as the slump in the country’s auto sector shows no sign of letting up.

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EMISSIONS: Europe's carmakers should be able to meet the 2020 and 2021 climate targets

  • Date: 09-09-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Twitter

The rise of affordable electric cars is driven by EU law and achievable based on carmakers’ latest production plans.

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ZIMBABWE: Implats to further engage Government on investments

  • Date: 09-09-19
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: Chronicle

MULTINATIONAL mining group, Impala Platinum, says it will continue to maintain constructive engagement with the Government on how to tackle the prevailing economic challenges.

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