Tag : emissions
Daimler has been fined €870m by the Stuttgart public prosecutor for “negligent violation” of vehicle certification in relation to diesel emissions.
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.
French temporary environmental zones are already in place following the current heatwave in Europe.
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.
Average CO2 emissions from new cars in Europe increased by 0.3g/km in 2017; the first rise in 10 years.
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.
Stricter car approval and testing rules could be in place by September 2020, helping to prevent another ‘Dieselgate’ saga taking place.
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.
The European Commission is looking to cut car and LCV emissions by 30% by 2030 under a proposal for post-2021 CO2 targets.
A new report has concluded that 40% of emissions could be cut by reducing vehicle mass.
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.