#EMISSIONS

Diesel

VW Offers $900 Million to Diesel Owners in Europe

Volkswagen says it’s ready to begin paying €830 million in reparations in Germany to owners of diesels it rigged to evade European emission standards.

Regulations

U.S. Drops Antitrust Probe of CO2 Deal by 4 Carmakers, California

Is the fight over emission standards nearing an end?

Regulations

Europe’s Carmakers Seek Holistic Pollution Policy

European carmakers are pushing a 10-point plan to help reach the region’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.

Propulsion

Jeep Diesels Face Ban in Europe

Jeep faces a partial sales ban in Europe unless it fixes diesel-powered Grand Cherokee SUVs that evade emission regulations.

Propulsion

VW Chief Call for “Radical Overhaul”

Volkswagen's CEO says the company will fade away without "radical" overhaul.

Diesel

VW in Talks to Settle German Diesel Claims

Volkswagen has shelled out billions of dollars in the U.S. over its diesel cheating scandal. Now it’s in talks to settle claims by more than 400,000 disgruntled customers in Germany.

Regulations

Panel Blasts Trump Plan to Freeze Emission Rules

A science advisor panel says the Trump administration would do the country more good by scrapping its plan to curb the tougher emission limits for cars currently due in 2021.

Economics

California, Canada and Counting Cars

According to widely accepted statics, if California was a country, it would have the fifth largest economy in the world.

Diesel

Good News for Diesel

Yes, that headline is correct.

Diesel

Continental and Change

“After 2030, the last generation of diesel and gasoline engines will be launched. After 2040, it is possible that no more diesel and gasoline engines will be sold. From 2050, roads and cities will ideally be free of CO2 emissions.”

Porsche Making Earth Day Every Day

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) is working with South Pole, a Swiss organization that develops programs to help companies and organizations of all types to reduce their carbon footprint.

Diesel

VW Puts a V8 Diesel in Flagship Touareg

You might think that diesels are to Volkswagen are pretty much something that spoken about in the hallways of HQ in Wolfsburg.

Aluminum

Clean Factory in Stuttgart

One of the consequences of creating an electric vehicle, the Taycan, on Porsche goes well beyond the styling and performance of the vehicle itself.

Diesel

Renewable Diesel in Sweden

While on the subject of diesel fuel, it is interesting to note that a Finland-based company, Neste Corporation, is launching its fuel, “Neste MY Renewable Diesel,” in the Swedish transport market, interesting because this is a biodiesel that, according to the company, produces 90% less greenhouse gas emissions than dinosaur-based diesel fuel.

Propulsion

Diesels Meet Standards: Celebrations Not Required

Euro diesels actually have low emissions according to a new study from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), which studied approximately 270 new diesel vehicles and checked them against the Euro 6d-TEMP standards.

Mobility

UPDATE: Indian Court Orders Older Cars Off the Road in Delhi

India’s supreme court has ruled that about 3.7 million older gasoline and diesel vehicles in the metropolitan Delhi area must be taken off the road, effective immediately.

Steel

What Life Cycle Assessment Means for Materials

If you’ve ever wondered about what “life cycle assessment” (LCA) means in the context of addressing greenhouse gas emissions, a couple of graphics from the WorldAutoSteel organization makes it more understandable than it otherwise might be.

Regulations

Supplier Study and 2025

"We remain committed to the ethos of our founder, Sir Harry Ricardo, who in 1915 set out on a mission to ‘maximize efficiency and eliminate waste.’”

Hybrid

Toyota’s Long-Term Environmental Approach

This undertaking is not just about planting flowers and making sure that there is no wasted water. Rather, it encompasses everything from the development of new vehicles with reduced emissions—from more hybrids to fuel-cell vehicles—to minimizing waste from all of its manu- facturing plants.

Business

GM’s Mobility Vision

1. Zero crashes 2. Zero emissions 3. Zero congestion This vision leaves out a very important element: economics.

Production

Ford Achieves Emission Reduction Goal 8 Years Early

Ford announced today that although it had planned, starting in 2010, that it would reduce CO2 emissions 30 percent per vehicle produced by 2025, it has achieved that goal eight years early, an impressive accomplishment.

Regulations

The End of the ICE Age?

Are we starting to see the signs of an “extinction level event” as future vehicle innovation accelerates?

VW to Switch from Coal to Gas

Consider the annual carbon dioxide emissions from 870,000 vehicles.

Mobility

Why Michigan Matters to Mobility

The day that Trevor Pawl, group vp, Michigan Economic Development Corp., and the point man for the MEDC’s PlanetM initiative, came to the “Autoline After Hours” studio in suburban Detroit, snow was falling with flakes the size of marshmallows.