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Europe Proposes CO2 Emissions Standards for Commercial Trucks

The European Union aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% in just 12 years through the federation’s first proposed CO2 emissions standards.

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Zero Emissions Vehicles Can Still Impact the Environment

When people speak of zero-emissions vehicles, they are really referring to tailpipe emissions. But what about upstream emissions from power plants, especially those that burn coal?

Study: Cutting Methane Crucial to Future of Natural Gas Vehicles

Commercial fleets that converted from diesel to natural gas power could potentially accelerate the rate of climate change, finds one report. What is the industry doing to address the issue?

The Fallacy That Europe Is a Single Fleet Market

The No. 1 mistake of non-European fleet managers is to view Europe as a single market. The reality is that Europe is comprised of 50 different country markets.

Australians Get Glimpse of Hybrid Truck Technology

World-first hybrid truck technology from Adgero could help Australian road transport operators cut fuel consumption by up to 25% and reduce the trucking industry’s carbon footprint.

How to Combat Driver Complacency Caused by Lower Fuel Prices

The prolonged drop in fuel prices shows no signs of abating in the foreseeable future, which is positive since lower prices are making a dent in overall fleet fuel expenditures. However, there is the risk that prolonged lower prices will result in driver complacency to being energy conscious with less focus on fuel-efficient driving.

Europe Poised to Implement Real-World Emissions Tests

The European Commission will require “real world” vehicle emission tests beginning in 2017. Emissions approval for passenger cars in Europe will then include mandatory on-the-road tests using a portable emissions measurement system.

Environmental Dangers of Global Refrigerated Transport Studied

The environmental challenge caused by booming global demand for cooling could be far greater than previously thought, according to a new report, by Dearman, a clean cold and power technology company.

Trade Association Concerned About Scottish Emission Strategy

Responding to the publication for consultation of the “Low Emission Strategy for Scotland” by the Scottish Government, the Freight Transport Association has expressed strong concern about the unusually short timescales proposed for implementing LEZs.

Auto Industry Urges London to Embrace Emissions Standards

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said London should set the benchmark for the world’s great cities by implementing a Ultra Low Emission Zone by 2020.