Comparison Between the Exhaust Emissions of Regulated Pollutants and CO2 and Regulation Limits of European Passenger Cars 2009-01-1802
The regulated pollutants (CO, HC, NOx and PM) and CO2 emissions on the New European Driving Cycle of European passenger cars are analyzed compared to the regulation limits. This analysis concerns all new models from 2000 to 2008, and is also divided to Diesel and petrol vehicles equipped with manual and automatic gear boxes and having technology corresponding to different emission regulations, Euro2, Euro3 and Euro4. The emissions of the main firms presented in the European market are also compared. This last comparison is mainly focused on CO2 emissions, but also to the PM Diesel emissions.