European Environment Agency
[Business Green] New figures from the European Environment Agency (EEA) have confirmed the dramatic improvement in car fuel efficiency in recent years, revealing cars sold last year were nine per cent more efficient than those sold just three years previously.
The latest edition of the agency’s Monitoring CO2 emissions from new passenger cars report reveals that technology improvements and the continuing shift from petrol to diesel vehicles meant average carbon emissions fell 2.6 per cent between 2011 and 2012.
The report is the latest in a series of studies to confirm that automotive manufacturers are comfortably on track to meet an EU target to deliver average emissions for new vehicles of 130g/km by 2015. According to the EEA, average emissions stood at 132.2g/km last year…