Browse by topic: Briefing, Cars

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    Why adding fuel credits to vehicle standards is a bad idea

    Adding credits for advanced and synthetic fuels into the EU vehicle CO2 standards has been suggested by the oil and gas industry for a number of years now. With the review of the standards ...

     Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:14
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    UK Car CO2 Regulations: Going nowhere fast

    Car CO2 regulations are key to driving the supply of electric vehicles in the UK. This short paper highlights a growing risk the UK will have no regulations in place at the start of 2021 and as a...

     Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 16:49
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    How can fuel consumption meters ensure car CO2 limits are met on the road

    The stringency of EU car CO2 emission standards has been severely undermined by the growing gap between type approval and real world CO2 emission values. Almost half the emissions savings achieved...

     Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 15:59
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    UK briefing: The plug-in hybrid con

    This briefing paper presents new evidence on the shocking real-world CO2 emissions of plug-in hybrid cars (PHEVs). An analysis of European studies of real-world CO2 emissions from PHEVs driven on...

     Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 23:45
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    Why Uber should go electric

    This paper shows that electrifying ride hailing services’ will not only lead to substantial CO2 savings, but also means better economics for drivers across most vehicle segments in the five EU...

     Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 00:37
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    No going back: European public opinion on air pollution in the Covid-19 era

    The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown have had a profound impact on mobility and air pollution in Europe. Those living in polluted cities are more at risk from Covid-19, the...

     Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 15:23
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    How implementing the Clean Energy Package can foster electromobility

    This paper identifies the key changes introduced by the EU’s Clean Energy Package which provide a solid basis for the integration of rapidly growing number of electric vehicles.

     Monday, June 8, 2020 - 18:04
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    Greening Vehicle Excise Duty

    Transport is the UK’s biggest single source of CO2, and approaching half of those emissions come from cars. The government has announced its intention to end sales of cars with engines by 2035 at...

     Friday, June 5, 2020 - 14:04
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    Phasing out sales of new cars with engines - a UK approach

    This paper responds to the UK government consultation on the policies and regulations needed to phase out sales of new cars and vans with engines by 2035 or earlier. It illustrates the target is...

     Friday, June 5, 2020 - 14:02
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    Road to Zero: the last EU emission standard for cars, vans, buses and trucks

    Four years on from the Dieselgate scandal, Europe is in the process of setting a new pollutant emissions standard for light and heavy duty vehicles. The future ‘post Euro-6/VI’ (informally called...

     Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 12:05