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Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars – Energy Live News

Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars – Energy Live News — Read on http://www.energylivenews.com/2021/02/22/drivers-to-be-paid-3000-to-give-up-their-cars/ For transport sector to do its fair share for 50% emission reduction by 2030, ABS says we have 20Million cars, so we … Continue reading

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Investors threaten car industry on climate

Major investors have warned the automotive industry it needs to accelerate its readiness for a low-carbon world if it is to retain their support and prosper…Vehicle makers must put climate change specialists on their boards, engage better with policy-makers, and … Continue reading

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Australia’s weaker emissions standards allow car makers to ‘dump’ polluting cars

Australia has no regulatory CO2 emission standards to reduce emissions of greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and its impact on climate change. This allows car manufacturers and importers to dump their high CO2 emitting vehicles because there are no restrictions….The regulation stated that “environmental considerations“ … Continue reading

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Reducing car emissions in Europe

The world’s biggest car makers have already agreed to comply with an average new-car standard of 95g/km CO2 by 2021. Policy makers in Europe have now begun drawing up further targets for 2025, Automotive News Europe reports, with an aim for emissions to … Continue reading

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Could Australia become a dumping ground for high emission vehicles

What’s the betting that Macfarlane will do as little as possible, to cause least offence with car lobby, disregarding ever increasing uncertainty causing decline in activity – ashamedly dragging us  downwards, backwards, dirty and cheap!?! >readmore> RenewEconomy

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Tony Abbott – cars over public transport

Surely he must be on drugs. Or is it really possible for him to be so stupidly contrarian without? “Public transport is generally slow, expensive, not especially reliable and still [a] hideous drain on the public purse…Mostly though…there just aren’t enough people wanting to … Continue reading

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Cars – Reward Efficiency not waste

From RMI – “Innovative state or federal policies, such as feebates, can encourage the continuous improvement of fuel economy by charging fees on inefficient new cars and paying corresponding rebates for efficient ones. In its first year of implementation, such … Continue reading

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Exporting taxpayers money – car industry

Yet again, The Age 25 Jan, asks “Is it the end of the road?” for big six cylinder engined cars from Ford and Holden.  Internationally competitive car production lines can make more in 1 day than Falcons in 1 month. … Continue reading

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