Tag: Emissions

Jan 19, 2021 - 11:26 am

Toyota fined for violating US Clean Air Act

The US Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Justice filed and simultaneously settled a civil lawsuit against Toyota for “systematic, longstanding violations of Clean Air Act emission-related defect reporting requirements”.

Apr 8, 2020 - 11:27 pm

Coronavirus delays UK Clean Air Zones

The introduction Clean Air Zones in British cities will be postponed until January 2021 at the earliest due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clean Air Zones planned for Bristol, Birmingham and Leeds, among other locations in the UK, are designed to limit the number of polluting vehicles driving in city centre during certain periods.




Apr 9, 2019 - 11:37 am

FCA considers buying goodwill from Tesla

In order to meet the incoming EU emissions regulations, the U.S. manufacturer Fiat Chrysler is reportedly paying hundreds of millions of euros to Tesla, so that they can technically be calculated as “their” BEVs.

Jan 4, 2019 - 11:45 am

Tesla explores fresh ground in emissions testing

Tesla has pioneered a new emissions test with their most recent software update, albeit not for the vehicle itself. As a battery electric car, the Tesla models do not emit any greenhouse gases, but now drivers can measure their own emissions for a more honest and holistic picture.



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Sep 28, 2018 - 06:03 pm

Audi suspected of cheating emissions tests with PHEVs

The Munich state prosecutor suspects Audi may have also cheated emissions tests with their plug-in hybrids. During testing, the prosecutor believes, that Audi may have placed additional strain on the batteries in order to take pressure off the combustion components, and giving a fake impression of CO2 emissions.

Aug 15, 2018 - 02:13 pm

City of London charging parking fees based on emissions

The City of London Corporation that controls the centre of the British capital is introducing emissions based charges for parking in the Square Mile. Drivers of electric or hybrid vehicles will pay less as emissions are detected automatically through the RingGo app.

Mar 26, 2018 - 01:43 pm

Sweden’s towns may ban old diesel cars from 2020

The centre-left government in Stockholm has given Sweden’s towns and cities the green light to decide to ban old cars. Local policies may prohibit vehicles below Euro 5 to drive into town from 2020 with all-electric rules being an option too.

Feb 14, 2018 - 06:08 pm

Free public transport for all in Germany – reactions

The new German government is thinking to make public transport in cities free of charge for everybody in an attempt to clear the air with Brussels. The EU Commission threatens to file a lawsuit against Germany after cities continue to fail to stay within emission limits.

Dec 17, 2014 - 09:37 am

Hybrids vs. hydrogen vehicles, EV emissions.

Reading tip: The Union of Concerned Scientists is warning to overrate hydrogen vehicles but recommends hybrids instead as a more cost-effective and greener solution (wells-to-wheels analysis).
technologyreview.com via greencarreports.com

Study tip: A new study by the University of Minnesota confirms that the carbon footprint of EVs is dependent on the energy source. Media hype has it though that EVs are actually more pollutant than gasmobiles, again, it depends…

Found on electrive.com
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