Fleet fuel consumption is rising again

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The CO2 emissions of European new car should only be down to know a direction, if the manufacturer of expensive criminal want to avoid payments. Now he has risen for the first time in years.


What is in store for some time, now, for the first time, Figures: The European car manufacturers have a CO2 Problem. In the first six months of the year 2017, the fleet consumption rose for the first time in years, even if only slightly – by 0.6 grams, such as the specialist magazine, “kfz-Betrieb” is reported.

Nevertheless, the trend is worrying. Since 2008, the average value of the German new vehicle fleet declined from 170 to 127 grams per kilometre. And a Stagnation or even an increase is not provided, instead, he should continue to decline steadily. Against this Background, it should be for the industry to reach the next level of CO2 regulations.

SUV – a blessing and a curse at the same time

Experts already fear that the SUV could avenge the Trend for the manufacturer in this respect, bitter. The large vehicles are in high demand and often promise higher margins for the company, but are heavier and less streamlined than other vehicles. The progress that the technicians ensure that consumption (and thus CO2) on the motor side are reversed.

Reinforcing the decline in Diesel demand may have had. Diesel vehicles are due to their lower consumption for the balance of your Fleet, the manufacturer is extremely important, but purchased due to the threat of driving bans currently significantly less.

For the manufacturer this is a real Problem: not that you Reach the requirements may face stiff fines to the EU. And the auto industry expect a further tightening of the Limits. Although currently, the specifications are written for the models, which will appear after 2020, it is not yet clear what the limits are to comply with by 2025. In the Public Figures of 68 and 78 g/km.

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