Tokyo Governor Aims For Zero Co2 Emissions By 2050

Tokyo governor aims for zero CO2 emissions by 2050

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike says she plans to draw up by December a strategy to effectively reduce the city's carbon dioxide emissions to zero by 2050.

Koike announced her plans at the Urban 20 Mayors Summit talks, which began in the Japanese capital on Tuesday.

New Nissan E-nv200 Van Offers Up To 174 Miles Of Zero Emissions

New Nissan e-NV200 Van Offers Up To 174 Miles Of Zero Emissions

Nissan has updated its electric van with a bigger battery pack, giving it a 60 percent increase in driving range to an estimated total of 280km (174 miles).

The new battery pack has a 40kWh capacity but it retains the same dimensions with the previous battery so it doesn’t compromise the load space or payload of the new Nissan e-NV200.

Rapid Growth And Strong Co2 Emissions Reductions Inspire Next Phase Of Honda's Green Dealer Program

Rapid Growth and Strong CO2 Emissions Reductions Inspire Next Phase of  Honda's Green Dealer Program

Building on its commitment to minimize the environmental impact of its products in every phase of their life cycle, Honda is launching the next phase of its Environmental Leadership Program, or Green Dealer Program, to provide independently-owned U.S. Honda and Acura dealers with new tools to evaluate and measurably reduce energy and water use, saving money while enhancing their environmentally-responsible business operations.

The program, launched in 2012, offers a refreshed website with cumulative CO2 reduction data, an updated Green Dealer Guide, and new benchmark metrics for evaluation, in addition to existing support for data collection, environmental assessment, expert advice, implementation, and results verification.

Nissan Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report, Cuts Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 22.4 Percent

Nissan publishes 2016 Sustainability Report, cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 22.4 percentNissan Motor Co., Ltd. today published its annual Sustainability Report showing that the global automaker's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have fallen by 22.4 percent over the past decade.
Nissan's success in reducing emissions, promoting zero-emission vehicles and saving energy at its facilities has made it the highest-performing automotive company tracked by the Carbon Disclosure Project, which works with thousands of companies to tackle climate change.

Japan Plans Real-world Diesel Emissions Test After Companies Fail

Japan plans real-world diesel emissions test after companies failJapan's transport ministry plans to start real-world diesel emissions tests after an experiment found four models from Toyota, Nissan, and Mitsubishi that produced more nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions than the nation's rules allow, according to The Japan Times. Regulators there usually only perform emissions checks in the lab. The VW diesel scandal has everyone double-checking their figures.

Gov Aims To Set Long-term Emissions Cut Goal

Gov aims to set long-term emissions cut goalThe Japanese government will include a long-term goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050 in its draft strategy to tackle global warming.
Parties to the UN climate conference held in December in Paris reached an accord agreeing to bring emissions to virtually zero in the latter half of this century. Each country is responsible for working toward the goal.

Mazda Reassuring Statement On Emissions Compliance

2014 LA Auto Show : 2016 Mazda6 Facelift"In compliance with the law, Mazda works hard to ensure that every gasoline and diesel engine it makes fully complies with the regulations of the countries in which they are sold. Mazda never uses illegal software or defeat devices. Mazda's customers may rest assured that their vehicles are fully compliant with all regulations.