Daimler to move-up combustion vehicle phase-out?
Daimler has famously set itself the goal of achieving a CO2-free fleet by 2039. Now, the company is considering an early end to the combustion engine. In an interview, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius already hinted that the interim targets for electric vehicles could be revised upwards.Weiterlesen
Audi announces end of combustion A4, A6 & A8 models
Audi is giving its A4 and A6 models an end date as combustion engines. The same is said to apply to the A8. Even in plug-in hybrids Audi apparently no longer wants to invest heavily. These decisions are likely to be the cornerstones of the exit plan from the internal combustion engine drawn up under […]Weiterlesen
Denmark ups taxes for ICEs and incentives for EVs
The Danish parliament has passed a tax plan that should help bring at least 775,000 electric and hybrid cars onto the road by 2030. The plan envisions a gradual increase in taxes and charges for cars with a combustion engine and lower taxes for electric cars and charging.Weiterlesen
UK bans sale of pure combustion engines from 2030
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made it official: the government will bring forward the ban on the sale of cars with combustion engines by five years to 2030. This measure is part of a new ten-point plan for a “green industrial revolution”.Weiterlesen
EU to tighten Euro 7 emissions standard for all tests
In order to comply with the goals of the Paris Climate Protection Agreement, the EU wants to tighten the CO2 limits as part of the upcoming Euro 7 emissions standard.Weiterlesen
What to do with combustion engines once EVs take over?
With transport turning increasingly electric, fossil fuel powered cars and their innards don’t have a place anymore. So what to do with them once they become redundant? Are we going to toss them away, let them fill the scrapyards? Maybe not.Weiterlesen