Brussels, 10 October 2018 – Auto makers take note of the common position on future CO2 targets for cars and vans adopted by the 28 EU member states during a meeting of environment ministers in Luxembourg last night.
Brussels, 1 October 2018 – Ahead of Wednesday’s European Parliament vote on future CO2 targets for cars and vans, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) draws decision makers’ attention to the importance of this plenary vote – not only for the environment, but also for the future of the EU auto industry.
Brussels, 6 September 2018 – In the second quarter of 2018, almost 57% of all new passenger cars in the EU ran on petrol, while diesel cars accounted for 36.3% of the market. All alternatively-powered vehicles (APV) combined accounted for 6.9% of the market. However only one out of every 60 cars sold across the EU during the second quarter of 2018 was electrically-chargeable.
Brussels, 4 September 2018 – A recent report by FTI Consulting reveals that the European Commission underestimates the impact of a forced push for electric cars on EU employment. The report was launched today, just a week ahead of an important European Parliament vote on future CO2 targets for passenger cars and vans.
Brussels, 26 July 2018 – The EU automobile industry worked hard to support the European Commission in developing the new WLTP laboratory test for measuring CO2 and pollutant emissions from cars and vans. WLTP introduces much more realistic and robust testing conditions than the previous, outdated lab test (NEDC).