Coronavirus has joined 2020’s shift to stringent EU CO2 emissions regulations to threaten UK car dealers’ supply of vehicles and parts, according to Cox Automotive.
Ford of Britain and the PSA Group have conceded that the time has come to influence car buying customers drivetrain choices in a bid to steer them into a new crop of low-emission electrified cars.
A manufacturer-led rush to clear their stocks of vehicles with high CO2 emissions levels contributed to a 21% increase in new car registrations across Europe in December, JATO Dynamics has claimed.
Mercedes-Benz’s recall of 60,000 vehicles equipped with software designed to manipulate emissions tests have been followed by a profits warning from parent company Daimler.
The mass adoption of hybrid vehicles is the most efficient way to lower global vehicle CO2 emissions amid a shortage in the supply of batteries to full electric vehicles (EVs), according to Emissions Analytics.
The automotive industry could be facing a new 'petrolgate' emissions scandal as Emissions Analytics uncovers discrepancies in new petrol car CO2 figures.
Daimler has announced bold electrification plans which will see its entire passenger car portfolio of Mercedes-Benz, Maybach and Smart vehicles become carbon-neutral by 2039.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has entered into an emissions pooling agreement with Tesla in order to avoid fines for violating new European Union emissions rules.
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 44,000 vehicles for repairs after the discovery excessive CO2 emissions may be produced by diesel-powered models.
The European Automobile Manufacturer’s Association (ACEA) is right to feel let down by the final 2030 CO2 emissions deal proposed by the EU member states, Commission and the European Parliament.
The majority of car manufacturers face “significant fines” as a result of a failure to reach EU CO2 emissions targets by 2021, according to a new report published by PA Consulting.
Future Hyundai and Kia cars will incorporate a ‘solar roof” that will generate electricity to support the vehicles’ powertrain.
Vehicle manufacturers have called for “realism” after a EU legislators backed a plan on Wednesday to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 40% in 2030.
Car makers are not communicating new CO2 emissions and fuel economy data established under the new WLTP regime to car buyers.
Jato Dynamics has concluded that changes to vehicle emissions test standards across Europe are set to “result in higher purchase and ownership” costs for motorists.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders have led calls for a change in government policy to help lower CO2 emissions after the total UK fleet recorded an increase of 0.8% during 2017.
A survey by the the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has revealed BMW, Daimler and Toyota as the top-three most environmentally friendly car makers.
Eight manufacturers will face fines running into the billions in 2021, due to a failure to meet EU CO₂ emissions targets, PA Consulting Group’s annual forecast reports.
An ‘anti-diesel agenda’ and VED changes are threatening to damage efforts to reduce UK CO2 emissions.
Improvements to the potential range of electric vehicles could soon consign the hybrid to the annals of automotive history, according to industry experts at Glass’s.
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