Launching climate summit, UK plans to bring forward ban on new petrol and diesel cars

By |februar 4th, 2020|Boris Johnson, car industry, COP26, diesel cars, dieselgate, News, oil industry|

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2035, five years earlier than previously planned, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce on Tuesday (4 February) as he launches a major UN climate summit due to take place in Glasgow in N...

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Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

By |januar 20th, 2020|Belgium, car industry, Climate Change, European Green Deal, News|

Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday (18 January) after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry's role in CO2 emissions that cause climate change.

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Auto tariff threat not mentioned in US talks: EU commissioner

By |januar 17th, 2020|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, car industry, car tariffs, Donald Trump, Germany, Iran nuclear deal, News, Phil Hogan, trade wars|

US threats to put tariffs on European autos did not come up during talks this week with American trade officials in Washington, EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said Thursday (16 January).

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‘Fully informed man’ says Trump won’t impose tariffs on European cars

By |november 8th, 2019|car industry, car tariffs, Donald Trump, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, trade wars|

Outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker does not believe US President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported European cars next week, he told Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

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Auto industry warns of ‘seismic’ no-deal Brexit shock

By |september 23rd, 2019|Brexit, car industry, Hard Brexit, News|

The European auto industry on Monday (23 September) warned of catastrophic effects of a no-deal Brexit, saying it would have a 'seismic' impact on making cars in Europe.

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Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars at UK plant

By |julij 5th, 2019|Boris Johnson, car industry, electric cars, Jeremy Hunt, News, Theresa May, United Kingdom|

Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in Britain, in a major boost for the UK government and a sector hit by the slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty.

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Green NGO did not misuse funds, top German court rules

By |julij 5th, 2019|Car emissions, car industry, charitable status, clean air, Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), dieselgate, Federal court of justice, Germany, News|

Deutsche Umwelthilfe, an environmental association, was cleared yesterday (4 July) from accusations that it misused funds raised through the numerous legal cases it won before German courts. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Trump threatens tariffs on EU cars if no trade deal reached

By |februar 21st, 2019|car industry, Donald Trump, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, transatlantic relations|

US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday (20 February) to impose tariffs on European auto imports if he is unable to strike a trade deal with the EU.

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Green tech expert: ‘Car ownership is nonsense’

By |januar 25th, 2019|car industry, car sharing, electric vehicles, News, Sharing Economy|

The sharing economy can kill two birds with one stone by lowering the cost of green technologies and reducing polluting emissions, cleantech expert Radoslav Mizera told EURACTIV Slovakia.

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Don’t let European carmakers lose the race to electrification

By |december 7th, 2018|Automotive Industry, car industry, Cars and CO2, electric cars, India, News|

Stronger clean car standards and electric vehicle (EV) incentives will help Europe’s automakers remain competitive in the rapidly electrifying global market, writes Ashok Jhunjhunwala.

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