The proposed CO2 standards for trucks and buses don’t align with Europe’s climate goals. Parliament can get them back on track (or completely derail them)
This blog explores the impact of the amendments proposed by the European Parliament to the European Commission’s proposed CO2 emission standards for trucks and buses in the EU.
It’s important to consider vehicle ownership cost over time when thinking about the costs of complying with fuel efficiency standards.
Overview of key changes in the new CO2 standards proposal
A recent leak shows a six-month delay to the revision to Europe’s CO2 standards for trucks and buses
When Australia sets light-duty vehicle fuel efficiency or CO2 emission standards, it’s critical for climate goals that they align with world-class standards and start as early as possible.
To put the United States on track to reach 50% electric vehicle sales in 2030, cut the greenhouse gas target in half
Making the next round of standards at anything less stringent would mean leaving climate benefits on the table
A 2022 update on electric car sales: China taking the lead, the U.S. catching up, and Europe falling behind
Standards and supporting policies can have a big impact on the electric vehicle market
Will newly introduced language in a European Council agreement weaken the 2035 phase-out and keep combustion engines alive?
Adopting the most stringent possible rule can address the disproportionate impacts of emissions from diesel trucks and alleviate health burdens.
Purchase premiums for plug-in hybrids in Germany: Within the EU’s CO2 standards, the subsidy does more harm than good for the climate
The promotion of plug-in hybrids makes it easier for manufacturers to meet CO2 standards without reducing emissions.
Die Förderung von Plug-in-Hybriden erleichtert Herstellern die CO2-Standards zu erfüllen ohne entsprechend Emissionen einzusparen. Das erhöht die CO2-Emissionen in der Gesamtflotte.
Despite warnings that each step of the EU CO2 regulation would be too difficult to achieve, the targets have proven to be effective at driving innovation