CO2 emissions from car production in the EU

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Water used in car production in the EU

The water consumption per passenger car produced in the EU has been reduced by 39.9% since 2005, as this interactive infographic shows.

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Passenger car registrations: +6.6% nine months into 2021; -23.1% in September

In September 2021, demand for new passenger cars in the EU shrank by 23.1% to 718,598 units, marking the lowest number of registrations for a month of September since 1995.

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Position paper - EU Batteries Regulation: main automotive priorities

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) fully supports the goal of reaching carbon-neutral road transport by 2050. From a regulatory point of view, the proposed EU Batteries Regulation will play a major role in the decarbonisation of motor vehicles.

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Automobile Industry Pocket Guide 2021-2022

Every year, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) publishes this Pocket Guide in order to provide a clear and comprehensive overview of one of Europe’s most strategic and innovative sectors: the auto industry.

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Fit for 55: a much-needed reality check for EU policy and decision makers to keep mobility accessible

Right before most of us took a well-deserved summer break, the European Commission launched its ‘Fit for 55’ climate proposal. In line with the Paris Agreement, the EU’s overall goal for some time now has been to reach climate neutrality by 2050 – an objective fully supported by all ACEA members.

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CO2 emissions from car production in the EU

European car makers have reduced total CO2 emissions from production by almost 49% since 2005, as this interactive chart shows.

Water used in car production in the EU

The water consumption per passenger car produced in the EU has been reduced by 39.9% since 2005, as this interactive infographic shows.

VOC emissions from car production in the EU

The amount of volatile organic compounds (VOC) emitted per passenger car produced has been cut by 43.2% by European car manufacturers since 2005.

Waste from car production in the EU

The total amount of waste generated during car production in the EU has been reduced by 28.1% since 2005, as this interactive chart shows.

Energy consumption during car production in the EU

European car makers have reduced the energy consumption of car production by more than 28% since 2005, as this interactive infographic shows.

Average CO2 emissions of new cars in the EU, 2010-2020 trend

The average CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in the European Union are down by 22.4% since 2010.

New passenger cars in the EU by emissions classes

80% of all new passenger cars sold in the European Union emit less than 130 grammes of CO2 per kilometre.

Interactive map - CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in the EU, by country

In 2020, average CO2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union were 108.2 grammes of CO2 per kilometre, a 11.3% decrease compared to 2019. This interactive map shows the CO2 emissions of new cars by country.

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About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 15 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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