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EMISSIONS: Cummins Reveals Euro 6 Move

  • Date: 07-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Diesel Progress

Cummins said it is ready to meet the next step of Euro 6 emissions control with clean diesels now certified to the more stringent Phase-D regulation, following a two-year development and test programme. The B4.5, B6.7 and L9 engines with a 112-298 kW range for bus and coach applications will move to full production status at the Cummins Darlington facility in the UK before Phase-D takes effect on Sept. 1, 2019.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV Sales Are Set To Soar 540%

The United States’ electric vehicle market is amped up and surging ahead full throttle. While EVs have truly revolutionized the global automotive sector since their inception about a decade and a half ago, for all their pomp and verve, EV sales currently make up just a tiny fraction of total car sales in the country.

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EMISSIONS: Madrid set to become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone

  • Date: 31-05-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: The Guardian

Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identity

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AUTO SALES: China's Car Dealers Ask Government to Stimulate Slumping Auto Sales

  • Date: 31-05-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

China’s car dealers urged the government to stimulate auto demand as soon as possible to help end a historic slump that’s now approaching the one-year mark.

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EMISSIONS: China - Hasty rollout of new emissions rules wreaks havoc on dealers

  • Date: 31-05-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News China

As the new-vehicle market continues to contract, car dealers have come under increasing pressure with rising inventories.

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EMISSIONS: UK truck NOx drops 50% in five years

  • Date: 31-05-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

NOx emissions from UK lorries have halved in five years, according to new government statistics.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China's EV plants expected to run at 80% of capacity in 2019-20

Electrified vehicle makers in China will utilize 80 percent of their annual production capacity, on average, in 2019 and 2020, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. 

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Brexit shutdown slashes UK car production by 45%

Factory shutdowns designed to cope with disruption from a 29 March Brexit, slashed UK car production in April by almost a half.

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