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Tag : CO2

Average CO2 emissions from new cars increases for third consecutive year

1 year ago / 0 comments

According to provisional data, published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA), average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union … Read More »

3Dtracking sees increasing demand for CO2 emissions monitoring

2 years ago / 0 comments

The telematics software solution provider 3Dtracking reports increasing demand from fleet management service providers, for CO2 emissions monitoring and reporting.

Company cars remain ‘cleanest’ despite CO2 rise

2 years ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA’s Quarterly Leasing Survey shows that average CO2 figures for new leased cars has risen to a five-year high, but fleets continue to maintain the … Read More »

WLTP unfairly advantaging petrol engines, study shows

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new WLTP test cycle is significantly underestimating the real-world fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of petrol vehicles, according to Emissions Analytics, potentially over-incentivising them against … Read More »

Fleet fuels hit hardest by WLTP CO2 hikes

3 years ago / 1 comments

Diesel and plug-in hybrid vehicles are recording the biggest rises in CO2 emissions as a result of the new WLTP fuel economy cycle, already impacting on … Read More »

Tighter CO2 targets would bring all-round benefits

3 years ago / 0 comments

Carmakers should face more stringent CO2 targets to help drive zero and low-emission vehicle developments, according to MEP Miriam Dalli.

LCV tax reforms could include NOx and CO2

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Government is set to announce a new tax system for light commercial vehicles during the next Budget, potentially including NOx and CO2 emissions for the … Read More »

Tighter limits for WLTP and RDE tests

3 years ago / 0 comments

EU Member States have voted in favour of tighter limits on for cars and vans tested under the latest WLTP and RDE fuel consumption and emissions … Read More »

The £365m Diesel Tax Grab

4 years ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick is unconvinced by the company car tax reforms announced in the latest Budget.

Best new diesels as clean as petrol, finds Emissions Analytics

4 years ago / 0 comments

The best-performing Euro 6 diesel engines emit as little NOx as petrol, while the worst-offending ones pollute worse than some 10-year-old cars.

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

4 years ago / 0 comments

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

CO2 levels rising as fleets migrate to PCH and petrols

4 years ago / 0 comments

Average CO2 emissions are on the rise from British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) member lease cars as a result of Government’s tax drives on … Read More »

EU to tighten car approval rules to prevent repeat Dieselgate

4 years ago / 0 comments

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

Budget announcement on WLTP brings stability but BiK will still imminently rise

4 years ago / 0 comments

Confirmation in last week’s Budget that VED and Company Car Tax (CCT) will continue to be based on computer-generated NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) fuel economy and CO2 … Read More »

Audi develops sustainable diesel from water

4 years ago / 0 comments

Audi is to start producing ‘virtually CO2-neutral’ e-diesel from early next year, using renewable energy, water and CO2 taken from the atmosphere.

Adding lightness to vehicles could reduce emissions by 40%

4 years ago / 0 comments

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

Carbon dioxide concentrations hit highest level in 800,000 years

4 years ago / 0 comments

Rapid cuts in CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions are essential to stop the planet heading for dangerous temperature increases by the end of this century.

Government makes £15m available for low-emission vehicle R&D

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport has launched a competition of £15m in funding for research into low-emission technology for lorries, as well as cars and vans.

Fleet misuse of PHEVs revealed in TMC analysis

4 years ago / 0 comments

Businesses deploying plug-in hybrids without assessing their suitability for fleet operation could be in for a nasty surprise on running costs.

New RDE tests criticised for not reflecting rush hour pollution

4 years ago / 0 comments

The “real-world” emission test introduced at the start of September for all new vehicles still needs updating to give an accurate picture of harmful exhaust emissions … Read More »

EV uptake vital to meet proposed post-2021 CO2 targets

4 years ago / 0 comments

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 … Read More »

Leasing industry expresses concern over new economy test

5 years ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA is urging its leasing members to consider how new emissions testing rules will affect them amid concerns over the higher CO2 emissions that are … Read More »