Emissions http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53328/more en Renault Eolab Concept a Fuel-Efficient Tour de Force http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Paris Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen reportedly has been working on similar technology and may show off a similar concept in Paris. But Renault wants to be the first automaker to offer a B-segment compact family car that delivers 235 mpg and can carry four people.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-eolab-concept-fuel-efficient-tour-de-force#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology France Renault 2014 Paris Auto Show Aerodynamics Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:51:00 +0000 1126281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Designers sought roominess after engineers tackled technology.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Delphi plugs into Antaya’s connector technology; Kentucky lands new Faurecia, Aleris investments; Guardian Industries sheds two subsidiaries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Supply Chain Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China India U.S. Luxembourg Auto Makers Delphi Faurecia Magna Tenneco Aluminum Capacity Utilization Chassis Electronics Emissions Finance Global Sources Globalization Production Seats Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1124791 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Seating expands Magna&rsquo;s product portfolio in India.</strong></p> UPDATE 1-EU orders Germany to stop using banned car refrigerant http://wardsauto.com/update-1-eu-orders-germany-stop-using-banned-car-refrigerant <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* EU threatens Germany with court action and fines</p> <p>* EU says Germany must stop using coolant R134a</p> <p>* Daimler says has not changed its stance on R134a usage (Adds Daimler comment)</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The European Commission on Thursday ordered Germany to stop using a banned car refrigerant within two months or face court action and possible fines.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-eu-orders-germany-stop-using-banned-car-refrigerant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Emissions European Commission Materials Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:55:43 +0000 1124761 at http://wardsauto.com Money to Be Saved If Cars Leave Cities http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities <div class="node-body article-body">If people switched to mass transit, bicycles and walking in cities, it would cut down on pollution and trillions of dollars in infrastructure costs, a new study concludes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/money-be-saved-if-cars-leave-cities#comments Premium Limited World Politics North America U.S. World Politics Emissions Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:21:00 +0000 1120051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Urban areas account for quarter of carbon emissions from transportation sector.</strong></p> Tenneco: Emissions Targets Tough But Workable http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable <div class="node-body article-body">By 2025, when cars and light trucks fall under the same Tier 3 emissions regulations, an automaker intending to sell one “dirty” vehicle at the top of the bin scale must sell 13 vehicles at the bottom to achieve the Bin 30 fleet average.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tenneco-emissions-targets-tough-workable#comments Public Politics Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Tenneco Emissions Engines Future Products Product Development Ben Patel California SULEV corporate average fuel economy Emissions EPA NMOG NOx Tier 2 Tier 3 Tim Jackson Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:12:00 +0000 1117141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tenneco&rsquo;s demonstrator &rsquo;14 Ford F-150 pickup modified to help meet Tier 3 Bin 30 regulations.</strong></p> China-U.S. Agreement Boosts Zero-Emissions Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/china-us-agreement-boosts-zero-emissions-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">The alliance aims to help expand the global market for zero-emissions vehicles by providing intellectual support for design of ZEV policies and analysis of consumer markets, including demand for different types of ZEV technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/china-us-agreement-boosts-zero-emissions-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/china-us-agreement-boosts-zero-emissions-vehicles#comments Premium Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Unspecified Companies Alternative Fuels California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel-Cell Vehicles Globalization Hybrid Vehicles University of California-Davis Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:15:00 +0000 1116941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>California will share clean-air resources with China.</strong></p> Delphi’s Tool to Keep Cool http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-s-tool-keep-cool <div class="node-body article-body">The supplier’s Cold Storage Evaporator, which goes into production next year, can keep the cabin cool up to two minutes while the engine is off in a micro-hybrid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-s-tool-keep-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/delphi-s-tool-keep-cool#comments Premium Limited Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Delphi Climate Controls/HVAC Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Product Development air conditioning aluminum climate control cold storage evaporator compressor Delphi Thermal Erich Becker evaporator phase-change material Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:50:00 +0000 1090741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Device captures energy produced when AC runs normally. Frozen phase-change material within evaporator&rsquo;s upper chamber provides cool air while engine off.</strong></p> REFILE-EU regulators seek to close car emissions testing loopholes http://wardsauto.com/refile-eu-regulators-seek-close-car-emissions-testing-loopholes <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Fixes dateline, typo in first bullet point)</p> <p>* Nitrogen oxides a bigger issue than CO2</p> <p>* Vehicles would be tested on roads, not in laboratories</p> <p>* "Real-world" testing rules to be unveiled by year-end</p> <p>By Barbara Lewis</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - EU regulators are preparing draft legislation that will require vehicle fuel use to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, looking to close loopholes that allow car makers to exaggerate fuel-saving and emissions credentials.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/refile-eu-regulators-seek-close-car-emissions-testing-loopholes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Europe - Regional Emissions Engines European Commission Fuel Economy Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:22:00 +0000 1088471 at http://wardsauto.com Diesel-Vehicle Buyers Wronged, U.K. Newspaper Claims http://wardsauto.com/politics/diesel-vehicle-buyers-wronged-uk-newspaper-claims <div class="node-body article-body">The Sun accuses the government of offering incentives to diesel buyers since 2001, only to threaten them now with harsh penalties for excessive carbon-dioxide emissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/diesel-vehicle-buyers-wronged-uk-newspaper-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/diesel-vehicle-buyers-wronged-uk-newspaper-claims#comments Public Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center United Kingdom Unspecified Companies Politics Diesel Emissions Incentives Social Media Vehicles in Operation Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:30:00 +0000 1084711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>London leading crackdown on diesel emissions.</strong></p> U.K. Launching Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems Project http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-launching-low-carbon-propulsion-systems-project <div class="node-body article-body">The government-industry partnership aims to secure and grow more than 30,000 U.K. jobs now involved in vehicle-powertrain R&D and production as the U.K. transitions to a low-carbon future for all modes of transportation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-launching-low-carbon-propulsion-systems-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-launching-low-carbon-propulsion-systems-project#comments Premium Politics Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Auto Makers Ford Politics Emissions Engines Future Products Advanced Propulsion Centre Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:41:00 +0000 1081691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cummins stop/start diesel technology aimed at cutting CO2 emissions.</strong></p>