Tag: emissions

CDP names Pirelli Climate Change leader for second year

20th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has been counted as a global leader in the fight against climate change by CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) for the second year in a row.

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Have emission standards hit the new car market?

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

With 2020 just around the corner, the future of the UK new car market looks bleak amidst economic and political uncertainty. The latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) shows the new car market continued to decline with new registrations down 1.3 per cent year-on-year.

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Crown Court acquits Klarius directors

4th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Manchester Crown Court cleared five current and past directors and managers of Klarius Products Ltd of charges of selling non-typed approved catalytic converters on 3 December. The case, which was brought by the DVSA, had alleged that between 01/02/2013 and 30/08/2015 the business of Klarius Products Ltd, carried on for fraudulent purposes, the marketing, distribution and sale of counterfeit and non-type approved catalytic converters.

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Petrol, diesel top next car purchase list – Somo survey

8th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Despite the environment being the biggest driver for switching to an electric vehicle, new research by digital transformation agency, Somo, has identified that the interest in petrol vehicles is not declining. In fact, over half would consider purchasing a petrol engine vehicle next, and, surprisingly, a quarter are still considering diesel engines.

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21% decrease in MOT fails due to exhaust issues despite stricter diesel tests

21% decrease in MOT fails due to exhaust issues despite stricter diesel tests

3rd September 2019 | 0 Comments

New data from Protyre reveals a 21 per cent year-on-year decrease in the proportion of MOT test fails that resulted from failed exhausts in the year since the DVSA introduced one of the largest-ever changes to the test on 20th May 2018 with stricter regulations on emissions from diesel cars. Protyre is the UK’s fastest growing supplier and fitter of tyres and automotive services with 150 nationwide garages.

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UK motorists wasting as much as £1 billion a year due to wrong tyre pressures

UK motorists wasting as much as £1 billion a year due to wrong tyre pressures

22nd July 2019 | 0 Comments

TyreSafe has warned that Britain’s motorists are paying over £600 million a year in unnecessary fuel bills by driving with underinflated tyres.

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Franchised dealers ‘making progress’ on road to zero emissions

9th July 2019 | 0 Comments

A year ago, on 9 July 2018, the Government’s Department for Transport (DfT) published its Road to Zero strategy. The document defined how the government would ‘support the transition to zero emission road transport and reduce emissions from conventional vehicles’. In Road to Zero, the Government highlighted the issues of lack of consumer confidence and businesses’ expertise in the EV sector.

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New van technologies guide to help cut fuel cost, emissions and climate impact

31st May 2019 | 0 Comments

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Cenex have published a new Low Emission Van Guide to coincide with the CV Show in Birmingham and the revised licensing for drivers of alternatively fuelled vans (announced recently by the DfT.) The number of vans licensed to operate in the UK has grown by a quarter in ten […]

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Carmakers will look to ‘pool’ ahead of tough CO2 emission rules in Europe – GlobalData

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

As average vehicle CO2 emissions trend upwards in Europe, carmakers are looking to form 'pools' that can help avoid large fines under new tighter EU CO2 emission rules that come into force in 2021. Dave Leggett, automotive editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view.

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Councils expected to introduce £1,000-a-year workplace parking levies

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Up to 10 local authorities could be planning to introduce workplace charging levies, which could cost employees up to £1,000 per year to park at work. According to The AA, Hounslow Council is proposing to introduce a charge between £500 and £1,000 and nine other councils are considering similar measures. The schemes are designed to reduce inner-city emissions and improve air quality by discouraging drivers from using their car to get to work.

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Government approves Leeds clean air zone proposals

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Businesses have been urged to start planning for the introduction of the Leeds clean air zone (CAZ) after the Government approved the city council’s proposals. The CAZ, which will come into effect on January 6, 2020, will encompass the majority of the city and non-Euro VI HGVs, buses and coaches will face a £50 daily charge for driving in the zone, while non-Euro 6 diesel and non-Euro 4 petrol taxis and private hire vehicles will incur a £12.50 charge. Private vehicles will not be charged.

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Ricardo’s CryoPower demonstrates high efficiency, near-zero emissions

25th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The Ricardo CryoPower concept is far from a refinement of existing engine technology – rather, it represents a complete re-imagining and re-engineering of the internal combustion engine.

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CDP scores Brembo ‘A’ for both climate change and water security

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Brembo has been highlighted as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP A List for both climate change and water security - two out of three environmental themes covered by CDP scores.

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Pirelli recognised as Climate Change leader

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli & C. SpA has been recognized as a global leader in corporate climate action by CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A list. An international non-profit organization, CDP gathers, distributes and promotes information on environmental questions. The A rating is the highest possible score awarded to a company.

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No public charge points for electric or hydrogen trucks, says ACEA

No public charge points for electric or hydrogen trucks, says ACEA

21st January 2019 | 0 Comments

A lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU threatens CO2 targets, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) states. The ACEA has published new data on public charge points ahead of a meeting on Europe’s first-ever CO2 targets for trucks, producing a chart to demonstrate its findings.

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