Climate policy: new cars emit less CO2

in The first half of the year cars emit less CO2. On average, the emissions of more than 1.2 million new cars were 4.4 percent below the value from the first ha

Climate policy: new cars emit less CO2

in The first half of the year cars emit less CO2. On average, the emissions of more than 1.2 million new cars were 4.4 percent below the value from the first half of 2019. In accordance with the applicable test procedure WLTP they launched an average of 150,8 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre, such as from Figures from the German Federal motor transport authority show. In the case of almost all the brands there were improvements, though in greatly varying degree.

it is Considered only brands with at least 2 percent of the market share in the first half of the year, features of Opel, with the greatest improvement in The CO2 emissions of the cars of the Opel declined according to official statistics, an average of 13.5 percent. Also, Renault managed to improve with a decline of 11.4 percent in the double digits. BMW lowered its CO2 emissions by 9 percent, Mercedes, 6.6, Audi 5.6 and Volkswagen to 4.8 percent.

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 11:20

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