Road traffic

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Diesels in low-emission zones?

More than 90 per cent of Euro 6 diesel cars on sale today don’t meet the EU emission limits on the road but are still exempt from low-emission zones or diesel bans.
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We don’t just need electric cars, we need fewer cars says Greenpeace

Ever since the first production car rolled off the assembly line more than 100 years ago, our love affair with automobiles has grown and grown.
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Electrified roads for charging vehicles

The world’s first electrified road that recharges the batteries of cars and trucks while they drive along it has been opened in Sweden.
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New low-emission zones in Sweden

On 4 April, the Swedish government announced that from 1 January 2020 municipalities will be able to introduce three different kinds of low-emission zones.
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Electric cars cheaper than combustion cars

In countries such as the UK, USA, Japan and China, electric vehicles are already a cheaper alternative than internal combustion ...
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Possible to phase out the climate impact of road traffic in 15 years

Taxes, regulations, fuel switches, electrification and climate-conscious social planning is the recipe if the Nordic and Baltic states is going to abolish GHG emissions from road traffic.
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Iceland aims for zero

Iceland has published a national air pollution control programme, under which they aim to cut the number of days per year when particulates from traffic exceed health ...
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Mayors want drastic EU measures to cut car emissions

The mayors of nine EU capitals have asked the EU institutions to adopt tougher mandatory legislation to minimise air pollution from cars, including a new Euro 7 “technologically neutral”  ...
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EU “clean mobility” package presented

On 8 November the European Commission proposed a legislative package aimed at reducing CO2 emissions in road transport and encouraging the uptake of electric cars. 
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Excess diesel NOx causes 5,000 deaths per year

Every year about 7,500 lives could have been saved in the EU if diesel cars had emitted as little NOx as petrol cars.
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