30 Mar '17, 12am

Mayors Creating Car Scoring System To Cut Pollution And Hold Automakers Accountable

Mayors Creating Car Scoring System To Cut Pollution And Hold Automakers Accountable

City mayors from around the world are starting a car scoring system aimed at cutting air pollution on city streets. The mayors of Paris and London who head the C40 Cities organization are working out a system to score new cars based on their real-world emissions and impact on air quality. Paris mayor and C40 Cities chair Anne Hidalgo and London mayor and vice chair Sadiq Khan believe the program will help consumers make better choices once informed on the environmental impact of their cars. They also see the car scoring system setting a standard to pressure automakers away from exploiting loopholes in their vehicle labels and emissions reporting methods. Mayors at other C40 cities will be working to create and support the global scoring system. So far, the list includes Seoul, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Moscow, Oslo, and Tokyo. “For too long, some vehicle manufacturers ha...

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