Information that EU member states submit annually per Regulation (EC) No 443/2009 to the European Commission and onward to the European Environment Agency (EEA) on newly registered passenger cars provide a unique opportunity to analyze CO2 emissions. The data reveal thought-provoking trends from the perspective of purchasing patterns of lowest to highest emission cars and the corresponding potential contribution of each make and model to air pollution.
The EEA data also reveal interesting differences among the EU member countries. Germany recorded the highest average CO2 emissions per new passenger car registered in 2015. Residents of other North-East countries such as Poland, Latvia and Estonia showed similar car buying preferences. Residents of South-West Europe, stretching from Portugal to Malta to Greece and even Croatia, knowingly or not, tended toward cleaner cars.
This cheat sheet presents the most important and up-to-date datasets about the automotive industry globally. Focusing on the latest vehicle production and sales data in the US, China, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and other countries, it also includes statistics about electric vehicles market, fuel prices, and vehicle stock worldwide.
Electric cars constitute less than 0.1 percent of the vehicle market today, but market and regulatory forces all but ensure electric vehicles will be the future of the auto industry. According to the 2016 Global Electric Vehicle Outlook from the International Energy Agency, the global electric car stock has grown rapidly since 2010, from about 2,000 cars in 2005 to nearly 1.3 million in 2015. The boom in the electric car industry is usually attributed to three factors:The increasing recovery cost globally for fossil fuels used in conventional vehicles;The environmentally-friendly potential of electric vehicles, which produce fewer CO2...
Steady improvement in the global macroeconomic conditions, rising world GDP, and subsequent rise in consumer demand have contributed positively to the global automotive industry in general and the passenger car market in particular. Global sales of passenger cars are projected to reach 79.7 million units by 2020. The article provides an overview of the major players in the global passenger car market, the geographical distribution of its sales and production, and the recent trends in global passenger car market. The global passenger car market, which is part of the automotive industry, offers small, medium, large, and premium segments. Car...
Any motorcycle has a convenient means of transportation status. Due to its size motorcycle allows to not sit in traffic jams, as well as allows to make the trip effortless and refreshing, which is important for warm regions with high atmospherical temperature. Such regions are the US states located in the South and West parts of the country - California, Texas, Florida. The following charts present the number of motorcycles and their ownership by states.
The major part of motor spirit output is concentrated in the southwest part of Europe in Spain, France, and the UK, where refinery output fluctuates from 486 to 1 088 thousand tons. The United Kingdom has the largest production of motor spirit and dominates in inland motor spirit delivery rating.