Tag : emissions

Daimler fined €870m for breaking diesel emissions legislation

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Daimler has been fined €870m by the Stuttgart public prosecutor for “negligent violation” of vehicle certification in relation to diesel emissions.

Over-emitting Euro 6 vehicles jeopardise clean air zones

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Both the UK’s DVSA and Allow Independent Road-testing (AIR) have conducted tests on Euro 6 cars, finding most emit higher NOx emissions than the limit during the WLTP track test.

Driving bans imposed in Paris and Lyon

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French temporary environmental zones are already in place following the current heatwave in Europe.

New test to benchmark real-life NOx emissions from urban driving

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A new real-life testing methodology that will allow the NOx emissions performance of vehicles to be fairly compared in urban scenarios has been given the green light.

New car CO2 emissions in Europe rise for first time in decade

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Average CO2 emissions from new cars in Europe increased by 0.3g/km in 2017; the first rise in 10 years.

Higher taxes on road fuels could plug Brexit budget gap

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Increasing taxes on road fuels could be one of the ways to help mitigate a future €12bn-a-year gap as a result of the UK’s departure from the EU.

EU to tighten car approval rules to prevent repeat Dieselgate

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Stricter car approval and testing rules could be in place by September 2020, helping to prevent another ‘Dieselgate’ saga taking place.

Real-world fuel consumption gap hits 45% for company cars

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The gap between official fuel consumption figures and real-world performance in the EU has quadrupled since 2001, hitting an all-time high, new figures suggest.

EU plans for 30% cut in emissions by 2030

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The European Commission is looking to cut car and LCV emissions by 30% by 2030 under a proposal for post-2021 CO2 targets.

Adding lightness to vehicles could reduce emissions by 40%

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A new report has concluded that 40% of emissions could be cut by reducing vehicle mass.

EV uptake vital to meet proposed post-2021 CO2 targets

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Europe’s car makers have laid out plans that indicate EV uptake is vital to meet post-2021 CO2 targets, ahead of a European Commission proposal due later this year.

Oslo on track for emissions first

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Oslo is set to be the first city to cut all emissions from its transportation network – closely followed by other European cities such as London and Amsterdam. That’s the finding of a newly …