China will slash its new car registration quota by 37.5% starting from next year to further restrict car sales as part of its efforts to curb pollution which has reached dangerous levels.

According to an interpretation of a five-year vehicle emission reduction plan (2013-2017) announced by the city government, the number of newly registered cars will be cut from current 2.40 lakh each year to 1.50 lakh by 2017.

EU car emissions fell 2.6 percent in 2012 from 2011, official figures showed on Wednesday, adding to a fierce Brussels debate on how quickly automakers can improve vehicle fuel efficiency.

Lithuania, holder of the EU presidency, has made a new proposal to weaken rules on how much carbon new cars can emit from 2020, in line with demands from Germany and its luxury manufacturers, EU di

The governors of California, New York and six other states have agreed to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road within 12 years, which they said will help the environment and boost the

Progress on reducing CO2 emissions in the car manufacturing industry is being undermined by the use of 'supercredits' and the manipulation of tests, according to a new report.

In a surprising move for the US electric car industry, the Electric Drive Transportation Association has released figures which show that US electric cars outsold their hybrid counterparts in the f

The European Union late on Monday agreed a compromise deal to enforce stricter rules on carbon dioxide emissions for all new EU automobiles from 2020.

Germany has put forward a fresh proposal on regulating carbon dioxide limits for cars sold in the European Union, which campaigners say is a last-ditch attempt to dilute a new emissions law.

Road transport accounts for around a quarter of final energy consumption, and renewable energy technologies and fuels can help countries meet their policy goals for secure, reliable and affordable energy and reduced price volatility. They can also promote social and economic development.

The European Parliament's Environment Committee today voted for new cars sold to achieve an average fuel economy of 95g per kilometre, or 3.9 litres per 100km, by 2020 from the current 130 grams.