30 Oct '13, 11am

All larger carmakers met CO2 targets in 2012

All larger carmakers met CO2 targets in 2012

Average emissions of new cars sold in Europe in 2012 were 132.2 g CO2/km, which is 2.6 % lower than the previous year. The report defines 'large manufacturers' as the 20 companies selling more than 100 000 cars in 2012. Cars sold by these companies made up 94.5% of the total fleet, and emitted 130.4 g CO2/km on average, which is 1.8 g lower than the European fleet average. Of the large manufacturers, Fiat had the lowest average emissions (117 g CO2/km). Renault, Peugeot, Toyota and Citroen also had emissions well below the average. At the other end of the scale, Daimler cars emitted 143 g CO2/km on average, with similar emissions levels from cars made by Volvo, Mazda and GM Korea. Compared to 2011, Daimler and Volvo decreased their emission by more than 9 g CO2/km. More than 10 % of the vehicles sold by Toyota and Renault emitted less than 95 g CO2 /km. Manufacturers may m...

Full article: http://www.eea.europa.eu/highlights/all-larger-carmakers-...

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