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

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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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TTC: auto industry joint statement in support of the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Technology Council

The associations representing the US and EU motor vehicle manufacturers – the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), the American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC), the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA), and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation – welcome the creation of the US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC).

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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.

Average CO2 emissions from new passenger cars, by EU country

The Netherlands has the lowest average CO2 emissions from new cars in the EU (82.3g CO2/km), followed by Sweden (93.4g CO2/km) and Denmark (95.3g CO2/km). This page provides a detailed overview of the average CO2 emissions from new cars for each of the 27 EU member states, plus Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom.

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.

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.

EU exports of motor vehicles

The EU automobile industry exports more than 5.8 million motor vehicles each year, generating a €76.3 billion trade surplus for the European Union. This interactive chart shows the main destinations for EU vehicle exports, by value market share.

EU motor vehicle trade, by vehicle type (in million euro)

Automobile trade generates an annual trade surplus of €76.3 billion for the European Union. This interactive infographic provides a detailed overview of EU motor vehicle trade (imports, exports and trade balance) per vehicle type, in million euro.

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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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