Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Main carmakers seen on track for EU's 2015 CO2 target  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - AFP - 09/09/2013
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - AFP) The world's main carmakers are generally on target for meeting the EU's carbon emissions target for 2015 but some are lagging in the race to meet its goal for 2020, a survey said Monday.

The auto industry has to meet a target for 2015 of 130 grammes of carbon dioxide (CO2) per kilometre in the average emissions of new cars sold in the European Union, amounting to an 18-percent improvement over 2007 standards.

This target is sector-wide, and has been broken down into individual goals for each maker based on the weight of their vehicle, so that manufacturers of larger models are not unfairly penalised.

The not-for-profit group Transport & Environment, in its eighth annual assessment, said four carmakers (Peugeot-Citroen, Toyota, Volvo and Renault) had already reached the 2015 target, and six more, including Fiat and BMW, should attain it this year.

Nissan, Suzuki, Mazda and Honda are more than five percent away from the objective.

The EU has sketched a goal of 95 grammes of CO2 per kilometre for 2020, a target that has recently been clouded by German demands for concessions for its industry.

Toyota, Volvo and Daimler seem to be on course for meeting this, Transport & Environment said.

Five others -- Peugeot-Citroen, Fiat, Renault, Ford and Volkswagen -- need to make only slight progress to meet it.

General Motors, Hyundai, BMW, Honda and Mazda, though, still need to make a "significant" effort.

"The 2020 target is achievable for makers for makers of all types and sizes of cars with appropriate planning, and most are on track," the report said.

The European Parliament has set a target of 68-78 grammes of CO2 per kilometre for 2025.


 


AFP




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 29 2016 - Saudi injects billions in Asia to draw clients for its oilMENAFN
(MENAFN) With crude prices deteriorating by more than half in the previous two years, the Saudis and other oil-rich nations are basically fighting to lock in and guarantee customers, according to the ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Oman's logistics flourish amid steady political climateMENAFN
(MENAFN) the logistics sector in Oman is not projected to be impacted although oil prices continue to fall, on the back of the vast investments being made in ports, airports and roads sectors ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Kuwait supports Niger's infrastructure with major loanMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) closed USD19.7 million loan arrangement with African Niger to fund a vital transportation scheme.Accordingly, this is the 12th loan ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Ooredoo SSM's sell iTunes, Facebook, Steam, Xbox, Google Play vouchers and moreThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Ooredoo and Osool Media officials after signing a partnership agreement. Doha: Ooredoo, in partnership with Osool Media, have today announced the official launch of a ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Diversions on East Industrial Road, Al Mamoura Underpass and service road on D-Ring RoadThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that it will put in place a temporary diversion on part of the southbound lanes of the East ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Petrol prices to go up marginally in AugustThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) DOHA: Petrol prices will see a 5 dirhams rise in August, according to the new price list issued by the Ministry of Energy and Industry. Both Super grade petrol and ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Qatar- HH the Emir Holds Session of Talks with Argentinian PresidentThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Buenos Aires: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and President of the Argentine Republic, Mauricio Macri, held a session of official talks on Thursday night ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Qatar- Photo Album: Emir in ArgentinaThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) if(window.innerWidth < 728){ googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-796530061225000279-1'); } ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Brexit heralds a new era in UK-GCC relations?The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) By Sean Evers You";re landing at New York";s LaGuardia Airport on the 'expressway” approach—it";s called that because you come in low enough to buzz the ...

 Jul 28 2016 - Wagner rips apart rusty ZimbabweThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Zimbabwe batsman Hamilton Masakadza runs past bowler Neil Wagner during the first day of the first test match in a series of two tests between New Zealand and hosts Zimbabwe ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help