European Union Toughens CO2 Regulations For 2012

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European Union Toughens CO2 Regulations For 2012
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Car companies that sell their vehicles in Europe have to deal with the toughest emission standards in the world, and they are about to get tougher still. The European Union has just announced that it wants to improve emissions by 20% in 2015, and to achieve that goal, it is tightening emission regulations starting from… Continue Reading...

Mercedes-Benz F125! May Preview Future S-Class

Mercedes-Benz F125! May Preview Future S-Class
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So electric drive and fuel cells will be part of the equation, though to meet the demands of future S-Class customers, particularly those of range and performance, Mercedes understands that new, unproven technologies will have to be employed. Continue Reading...

GM Displays E-RODs At Barrett-Jackson Orange County

GM Displays E-RODs At Barrett-Jackson Orange County
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While the 6.2 E-ROD is already CARB certified, the 5.3 version, featured in the Chevy truck, is still undergoing tests, though GM hopes to have a CARB EO number granted sometime this summer. Continue Reading...

EU Wants To Ban Petrol And Diesel Vehicles From City Centers, UK Disagrees

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EU Wants To Ban Petrol And Diesel Vehicles From City Centers, UK Disagrees
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Recently, the E.U. (European Union) announced plans to ban petrol and diesel powered vehicles from city centers by 2050 in the interest to improve air quality, while also reducing dependence on fossil fueled vehicles. However, U.K. (United Kingdom) is not on board with this idea. U.K’s Transport minister Norman Baker says these choices should be… Continue Reading...

Report: Mazda Forced to Pull RX-8 from Europe Due to Poor Emissions

Report: Mazda Forced to Pull RX-8 from Europe Due to Poor Emissions
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Mazda is being forced to stop selling the RX-8 model in Europe next year due to the car’s inability to meet new Euro-5 emissions standards. Adapting the unique rotary engine used in the RX-8 would be both too costly and time consuming considering the low volume sales of the car in Europe. That being said,… Continue Reading...