Over the last years, the EU automobile industry has delivered significant reductions in CO2 emissions from its products. Compared to 2005, the CO2 emissions of new cars will be reduced by 42% by 2021. No other sector has achieved comparable reduction rates.
Note: this position paper has been replaced by a new version on 23 March 2018, please click here to learn more about ACEA's current position.
Looking ahead, European car manufacturers are committed to delivering further reductions in the most cost-efficient way; in line with the objectives of the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Framework and by setting an ambition level that is consistent with what is expected of other industrial sectors.