Diesel decline sees CO2 emissions rise

Article from the IAAF.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned the average CO2 emissions have climbed almost three per cent to 124.5g/km.

The rise has been blamed on a diesel sales slump and experts say if CO2 emissions continue to rise it could have detrimental effects on the environment and also see countries miss their targets for slashing emissions.

Just over 750,000 new UK diesel cars were registered in 2018 compared to 1.06 million in 2017.

The overall market percentage of diesel cars also slumped from 42 per cent to under 32 per cent over the space of 12 months.

Read more – http://iaafnewsletter.co.uk/2019/01/18/diesel-decline-sees-co2-emissions-rise/?utm_source=wysija&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Issue+832

[Source – IAAF, January 2019 – http://iaafnewsletter.co.uk/2019/01/18/diesel-decline-sees-co2-emissions-rise/?utm_source=wysija&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Issue+832]



More news from the SMMT  – https://www.smmt.co.uk/2018/02/uk-motor-industry-issues-warning-shot-co2-targets-anti-diesel-backlash-means-uk-miss-environmental-goals/

[Source – SMMT, January 2019 – https://www.smmt.co.uk/2018/02/uk-motor-industry-issues-warning-shot-co2-targets-anti-diesel-backlash-means-uk-miss-environmental-goals/]

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Date published - 18/01/2019