The old catholic afladstradition has become popular again.
Now it's just not purgatory, but rather CO2 emissions, we pay us off when we have a bad conscience over climate change, but would still like to at charterrejse to Crete.
the Same trend is spreading apparently in the automotive industry, where bilgiganterne struggling with ever-increasing technical pollution standards. Recently, the american-Italian Fiat Chrysler automotive group agreed to pay a non-published amount to Tesla to be allowed to count the manufacturer's electric vehicles with its high.
According to the Financial Times, who was first with the news, there must be 'hundreds of millions of euros'.
the Background for the agreement is, according to the media, the stringent requirements for CO2 pollution, which enters into force in the EU next year. The means that the carmakers ' total fleet of cars must not emit more than 95 grams of CO2 per. kilometres in average.
It means, according to the Energy-, Utility - and Klimaministeriet that producers of diesel cars in the average must be able to run 28 km/l, while benzinbilerne must be able to handle 25 km/l.
This is where electric cars come into the picture, for they can greatly help to lift the average. The problem is just that, Fiat Chrysler group don't really have some electric cars on the program. Earlier in the year confirmed the Fiat, that good enough was working on an electric version of the modebilen the Fiat 500, but the first to be launched next year.
Until then, Tesla's electric cars help with getting the average down. According to the Financial Times, it is fully legal for bilgiganterne to calculate their CO2 average across brands, but it has not been seen before in Europe, that two competing manufacturers have beaten their average together.
It finds Julia Poliscanova from represented the interests Transport & Environment opposite the medium.
- In Europe the first time, to completely separate manufacturers have put their releases together as a commercially viable strategy for complying with the rules, she says to the Financial Times.
According to Automotive News Europe, Fiat Chrysler group in the past purchased CO2 discharge with Tesla, Toyota and Honda to live up to the requirements of the u.s. market.
under The new agreement, according to the u.s. Italian automobile giant greater flexibility.
- the FCA is committed to reducing emissions from all our products. The new pool ensures the necessary flexibility to deliver products which our customers are willing to buy, while at the same time we abide by the rules with the lowest possible cost, writes the group in a written answer, according to Automotive News Europe.
the Financial Times writes, that the CO2-adlad has long been a very good business for Tesla. Last year served elbilproducenten for example, nearly 700 million. dollars on the point in the UNITED states.