The EU has set a goal for 2030 of reducing CO2 emissions from road freight transport by 30% from the 2005 level. Achieving that goal will involve treating trucks as integrated systems.
Researchers estimate that global carbon dioxide emissions will rise around 2 percent in 2017, making it the first increase in three years. Experts warned that "time is running out" to limit the effects of climate change.
The EU Commission wants carbon dioxide emissions from cars to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, it announced on Wednesday. Opposition has been strong, not least from the powerful German car industry.
Until recently, Angela Merkel was known as the "climate chancellor" and Germany had a squeaky-green image. But now it looks like the country will miss the goals it pledged in Paris. Could a future government change that?
With sales up in September, Ford's new CEO Jim Hackett has revealed a plan to increase investment in electric and larger vehicles. At the same time he is implementing a massive cost-cutting program.
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