Survey: What would be the best way for manufacturers to meet stricter CO2 targets?

06 July 2018

Survey: What would be the best way for manufacturers to meet stricter CO2 targets?

6 July 2018

The European Parliament is to meet later this week to finalise new targets for CO2 levels for manufacturers after 2021.

However, with a large number of manufacturers likely to miss the current regulations due to the decline in diesel sales across Europe, there is scepticism that new targets can also be met, without massive investment. Electric vehicles may be the obvious choice for some. However, the technology is still in its infancy. Hydrogen offers similar prospects to traditional engines but without the pollution, yet the development of that is further away.

Therefore, Autovista Group is asking readers of the Daily News Brief what manufacturers should concentrate on to meet strict CO2 targets. Should new technology take priority, or perhaps refining current engines to emit less pollution would be the best course of action? Or could the development of car-share schemes, reducing the number of vehicles on the road, make more sense?