May 24, 2023 - 11:58 am
Eight EU countries unite against Euro-7 emission standard
A coordinated resistance has emerged from eight countries against the proposed Euro-7 emission standards by the European Union. Led by the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia have signed a document that labels the suggested emission limits as unrealistic.
Nov 11, 2022 - 01:00 pm
Euro 7 introduces microplastic & brake wear regulation for BEVs
The EU Commission has presented its proposals for the new Euro 7 emissions standard, which is to apply from 2025. For the first time, it also contains regulations that affect electric cars – for example on brake abrasion and also tyres that release microplastics.
May 24, 2022 - 02:44 pm
Fraunhofer studies European truck charging
Fraunhofer ISI has analysed the GPS coordinates of around 400,000 trucks from seven manufacturers in operation across Europe. The result is meant to help governments and infrastructure operators set priorities for the installation of charging points for electric trucks.
Dec 15, 2020 - 09:05 pm
Major truck makers pledge to go zero-emission by 2040
Europe’s leading truck manufacturers just pledged to no longer produce diesel trucks from 2040. However, the industry together with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research also points to politicians having to prepare the ground.
May 12, 2020 - 08:14 pm
EU: Plug-in cars at 6.8% market share in crisis-shaken Q1
Sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrid vehicles still increased across the EU in the first quarter of 2020. And while the Covid-19 crisis may explain the rather sudden tripling of market share, some countries and the segment as a whole experience robust growth.
Apr 22, 2020 - 03:24 pm
EU electric utility vehicle registrations on the rise
ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, has published the registration figures in the EU for buses, trucks (from 3.5 tonnes) and vans in 2019 by type of drive. While the figures for buses and trucks have more than doubled, the electric vehicle segment has grown much more slowly.
Apr 5, 2020 - 04:08 pm
ACEA demands 90,000 electric truck charge points by 2030
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for binding targets for charging infrastructure for zero-emission trucks. They released new data on the number of charging points and H2 re-filling stations required to meet the EU’s 2025 and 2030 CO2 targets for heavy-duty vehicles.
Oct 14, 2019 - 03:58 pm
Joint call on EU to provide framework for H2 infrastructure
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, Hydrogen Europe and the International Road Transport Union are jointly calling on European policymakers to ramp up investments in EU-wide hydrogen refuelling infrastructure for fuel cell vehicles.
Oct 31, 2016 - 09:37 am
EVs in Europe.
Exactly 102,252 electric and hybrid cars were newly registered in the EU in the Q3 of 2016, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). A total of 14,452 electric cars (+11.8% compared to Q3 2015), 19,998 plug-in hybrids (+26.4%) and 67,802 hybrids (29.2%) hit the road.
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Aug 21, 2015 - 08:42 am
Europe: 27,575 EVs in Q2.
A total of 27,575 electric cars were registered in the EU in the second quarter, 53 percent more than in the same quarter of 2014. Demand for new hybrid cars increased by 22,6 percent, totalling 53,443 units in Q2 2015, according to figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA).
May 4, 2015 - 08:04 am
PEV registrations in Europe.
According to ACEA, 24,630 electric cars and plug-in hybrids were registered in Europe in the first quarter of 2015. That is more than double (+118%) than in the same period last year. The strongest growing market was the UK with +64.2%. Hybrids saw an increase of 21.4%, totalling 56,704 units in Europe.