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Toyota a winner as CO2 reduction plan introduced to parliament with less pressure on SUVs and utes

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Australia is on schedule to have a CO2 reduction scheme for motor vehicle in place by January 1 2025. Hyundai calls for more EV support under Labor’s new CO2 reduction scheme READ MORE: It’s a green light for electric vehicles! Aussie CO2 standard tough on Toyota, SUVs and utes READ MORE: Get out of the way diesel!

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Mazda to boost SKYACTIV production by 25%

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Mazda will increase production of its fuel efficient SKYACTIV engines by 25% in response to popular demand. The four-cylinder SKYACTIV-G petrol engines and SKYACTIV-D clean diesel units, which appear in the CX-5 [below] and Mazda6, significantly improve fuel economy and CO2 emissions, compared to [.].

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Diesel v Petrol: the choice is narrowing

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Diesel or petrol? It is greener; it has lower CO2 and, as we’re both told and financially incentivised, less CO2 is better for the environment. All you need to do is select the lowest CO2 car you can and you’re fine, right? Why, diesel, of course. If only it were that simple. Let’s not get [.].

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Auto sales drop to new low in Norway

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For example, petrol-only vehicles (with relatively high CO2 emissions) are now taxed much higher in Norway. That’s the reason why there was a December rush of 2,503 petrol-only units, whilst January saw just 36 units, roughly two orders of magnitude less! Their cousin, the Skoda Enyaq, came in third.

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It’s a green light for electric vehicles! Aussie CO2 standard tough on Toyota, SUVs and utes

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After years of waiting Australia will have a CO2 emissions standard by January 1 2025 officially encouraging the purchase of electric vehicles if an ambitious Albanese Labor government timetable comes to pass. Aussie CO2 standard tough on Toyota, SUVs and utes appeared first on EV Central.

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Germany December 2020

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In a completely disrupted market, while diesel (-31% YoY) and petrol (-20%) were down in December, all electrified categories were shooting up, with HEVs up 133% YoY, while PHEVs jumped six-fold(!), and BEVs did even better, jumping 7-fold(!!!) is it, self registrations?

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Forget the MG4, BYD Dolphin and GWM Ora, buy a $40k Mazda MX-30 EV instead | Opinion

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I think you should buy a Mazda MX-30 Electric … and I’ve not even been drinking. Mazda MX-30 Electric – ex-demo versions are now from $40,000 on the road Hello, that’s suddenly very interesting. A petrol MX-30 Astina’s over $46,000 drive-away. But that was when it was over $70,000 to drive away.

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