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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The European Commission is proposing today an ambitious and realistic framework for climate and energy policies beyond 2020 and up to 2030. The 2030 policy framework aims to drive continued progress towards a low carbon economy and a competitive and secure energy system that ensures...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An informal agreement with EU member states on minimum common standards for periodic vehicle inspections, vehicle registration documents and roadside inspections of commercial vehicles was backed by the Transport and Tourism Committee on Tuesday. The revised rules, designed to improve road safety, would set new EU-level...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New car registrations in the European Union fell 1.7% in 2013, largely thanks to a sales slump in Italy and France. The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) said 11.8 million new cars were sold across the region, about 200,000 fewer than in the previous year. But the...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit kicked off yesterday (13 January) against a blizzard of optimistic data emanating from the US and bulging order books that are also considerably benefiting suppliers. It's almost unthinkable to imagine this show was rumoured to be...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The CO2 emission limit for new light commercial vehicles sold in the EU is to be reduced from 203 g/km today to 147 g/km by 2020, under draft legislation approved by the European Parliament on Tuesday. The text, already informally agreed with EU ministers, also...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The penetration of automotive air conditioning systems continues to grow, and has reached near-saturation levels in the developed markets, with uptake continuing to climb in the developing markets. Automatic and multi-zone systems are now filtering down from larger, more luxurious vehicles, to even the very...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Samsung Electronics Co, which sells almost one of every three smartphones, wants to parlay that technology into automotive navigation and entertainment systems for an industry that makes more than 80 million vehicles a year. Asia's biggest technology company is pushing beyond the hardware that underpinned its...