Safety rating organisation Euro NCAP has launched a new green car assessment programme called Green NCAP.
The majority of car manufacturers could face “significant fines” for missing their 2021 EU CO2 emissions targets, according to PA Consulting.
Companies need to change fleet policies to help drive down CO2 emissions further to combat global warming, according to Fleet Evolution.
Banning diesel could help cities achieve air quality compliance in the shortest time, but punishing the fuel too quickly could halt the development of alternatives.
Fleet operators have been especially affected by WLTP as leased vehicles reached their end of contract date but replacements were not available.
EU environment ministers have agreed a less ambitious cut to average CO2 emissions for cars and vans than hoped by the European Parliament.
Fleets have just a few weeks left before they will find out how the Government intends to mitigate the impact of WLTP on future company car tax rates.
Radian has been certified as a Gold Fleet by Masternaut for reducing CO2 emissions and operating an efficient fleet compared to competitors.
Fleet Evolution’s MD Andrew Leech has said drivers could cut their fuel costs, tax bills and CO2 emissions by opting for a PHEV or EV for their daily commute.
The CO2 gap is ‘greater than expected’ between NEDC correlated values for vehicles – obtained under the new WLTP test – and existing NEDC data, says Jato Dynamics.
European Commission says car manufacturers may be attempting to ‘cheat’ new vehicle emissions tests in a bid to ‘manipulate’ future targets imposed by the EU.
New, greener petrol could be on forecourts up and down the country as part of a Government drive to reduce greenhouse gases.
Arval will launch a fleet consultancy approach called SMaRT - Sustainable Mobility and Responsibility Targets.
A new study by the ACEA shows that the affordability of electric cars remains a strong deterrent for customers across the EU.
Fleet operators and company car drivers face increases in tax after CO2 emission values generated under WLTP start to be published.
Mercedes-Benz has increased the official CO2 emissions for the E-Class as a result of new WLTP emissions testing.
The European Commission says it will refer the UK to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its failure to address air pollution.
Proposals include a standardised on-board energy monitoring device to allow drivers to compare lab results for CO2 emissions with average real-world driving.
Jato Dynamics is developing and testing a WLTP global data solution that will enable the automotive industry to access WLTP data via one single solution.
A number of diesel cars emit less NOx in the real-world than the Euro 6 regulatory limits, including the first testing under the new RDE regulation.
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