EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased again in 2019

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2 -emissions-from-new-cars-vans-2019">According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom (UK), increased in 2019, for the third consecutive year. The average CO 2 emissions from new vans also increased slightly. On average, the CO 2 emissions of diesel cars (127.0 Average emissions were lowest in Cyprus (131.9

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased in 2018

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According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 For the first time, the average CO 2 emissions from new vans also increased. Manufacturers will have to reduce emissions of their fleet significantly to meet the upcoming 2020 and 2021 targets. Average emissions were highest in Germany (173.4

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Emissions of Air Pollutants down in EU-27

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The European Community’s air pollutant emission inventory report released by the European Environment Agency finds that in 2007, sulphur oxides (SO x ) emissions were down by 72 % from 1990 levels. The downward emission trend of three main pollutants which cause ground-level ozone continued in 2007: carbon monoxide (CO) fell by 57%, non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) were down by 47% and nitrogen oxides (NO x ) have dropped 36%.

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EEA report finds more action needed to protect Europe’s most vulnerable citizens from air pollution, noise and extreme temperatures

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Eastern European regions (including Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria) and regions in southern Europe (including Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece), where incomes and education are lower and unemployment rates higher than European averages, were more exposed to air pollutants including particulate matter (PM) and ground level ozone (O 3 ). Emissions Environmental Justice Europe

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EEA report finds most Europeans in cities still exposed to levels of air pollution exceeding WHO guidelines

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These sources are closely linked to Europe’s core systems of production and consumption, and are also key drivers of greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss. The European Commission is organizing the second EU Clean Air Forum, hosted by the Government of Slovakia in Bratislava, on 28–29 November 2019, to discuss the development and implementation of European, national and local air policies, projects and programs. Emissions Europe Health

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Enviral licenses Clariant’s sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology

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Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Enviral, the largest producer of bioethanol in Slovakia, have signed a license agreement on sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology. This new plant will be owned and operated by Enviral and is planned to be integrated into the existing facilities at Enviral’s Leopoldov site in Slovakia with an annual production capacity of 50,000 tons.

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Austrian transport company orders 220 biodiesel-powered trucks from Scania

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The Austrian transport company Nothegger Transport maintains operations across 13 sites, including in countries such as Italy and Slovakia. The haulier, which was founded in 1992, operates about 750 trucks and has a prominent environmental profile with the objective of reducing its carbon dioxide emissions.

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Interim assessment finds Volkswagen’s “Think Blue. Factory.” program reduced resource consumption by average 24.3% since 2011

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Volkswagen Bratislava has achieved a significant reduction in solvent emissions from the paint shop by using a special rinsing agent. The entire logistics team in Chattanooga (US) promoted measures such as the use of fuel cells for materials transport as well as the recycling of paper and plastic, while Vojtech Kiss from Bratislava (Slovakia) turned his attention to recycling water from washing units. Volkswagen reports that it is on track with its “Think Blue. Factory.”

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Interim assessment finds Volkswagen’s “Think Blue. Factory.” environmental program tracking to meet 2018 goals of 25% improvement vs. 2010

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environmental program remains on track to meet its 2018 goals of reducing energy and water consumption as well as the share in waste, CO 2 and solvent emissions at all Volkswagen plants throughout the world by 25% compared with 2010 levels by 2018. The award-winners are Jörg Kessler from the Hanover plant, Peter Solárik from Bratislava (Slovakia), and Peter Splitt, Udo Guenther and Karsten Folchmann from the Salzgitter plant. The Volkswagen brand’s “Think Blue. Factory.”

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PSA Group outlines powertrain production strategy: gasoline PHEVs, EVs and next-gen diesel and gasoline engines

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In addition, to increase its capacity to produce three-cylinder gasoline engines and move production as close to consumers as possible, PSA Group will install an EB module at the Trnava, Slovakia plant in 2019. As part of the energy transition process and in line with the technological offensive spelled out in its Push to Pass strategic plan ( earlier post ), PSA Group will focus on diversifying its offerings with plug-in hybrid gasoline systems and next-generation electric powertrains.

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SEAT pushes forward with CNG line-up

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It provides the opportunity to reduce CO2 emissions without impacting on our vehicles’ distinctive characteristics. And thanks to the technology’s compatibility with renewable bio-methane, it makes it an important part of the fuel mix as we move towards low emission mobility. A CNG vehicle reduces CO 2 emissions by about 25% compared to a gasoline-driven equivalent.

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Honda targets new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency with 8,500-mile diesel drive across Europe

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l/100 km) on the European combined cycle, a range of 817 miles on one tank of fuel and CO 2 emissions of 99 g/km. The 24 countries which are covered in the route, in alphabetical order, are as follows: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

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New Gen 3 Ceed first Kia sold in Europe to offer level-two autonomy Lane Following Assist technology; new Kappa turbo, U3 diesel

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It will be manufactured at the brand’s production facility in Žilina, Slovakia, alongside the Kia Sportage and Kia Venga. The engine’s turbocharger ensures a wider torque band than the earlier 1.6-liter engine, making it more responsive in a wider range of driving conditions while also reducing emissions. Kia Motors revealed the new Ceed ahead of its world debut at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show.

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Chevrolet Extends LPG Portfolio Throughout Europe

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Switzerland, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain will offer LPG-versions in addition to the regular gasoline and diesel range. Apart from reducing emissions, LPG also offers financial benefits through the tax advantages it enjoys in many countries. At the same time, LPG helps reduce CO2 emissions immediately. In 2009, Chevrolet will further expand its LPG product range throughout Europe.

Kia upgraded 2018 Sportage features new 1.6L diesel, 2.0L diesel 48V mild-hybrid technology

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In markets adhering to the Euro 6d TEMP emissions standard, the engine also features Kia’s selective catalytic reduction (SCR) active emissions control technology to reduce NO x and diesel particulate matter. mpg US) on the Worldwide-harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) combined cycle (in markets following the Euro 6d TEMP emissions standard)—the highest fuel economy of any mid-sized CUV.

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Kia Introduces Electric Concept Version of Venga; New 98 gCO2/km Version of EcoDynamics ceed

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The new model achieves an 11% reduction in emissions down to just 98 g/km, compared with 110 g/km for the current cleanest cee’d. The five-door hatchback is powered by the new U family 1.6-liter diesel engine, designed and engineered at Kia’s R&D centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany and manufactured in Slovakia. Other features and modifications to lower fuel consumption and emissions include: Optimized system logic in the stop-start system. The Venga EV concept.

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SEAT Ibiza sets new fuel economy record

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Then, with around 45litres of fuel at his disposal, he embarked on his tour of the 12 European states and drove through the cities of Mosty in the Czech Republic, Bratislava in Slovakia, Hegyeshalom in Hungary, Graz in Austria, Varazdin in Croatia, Maribor in Slovenia, Toblach in Italy, Innsbruck in Austria, Schaan in Liechtenstein, Zurich in Switzerland and Saint-Louis in France before finishing in Frankfurt, Germany.