The reduction in emissions from new cars has helped lower total CO  emissions from all cars on UK roads.
The reduction in emissions from new cars has helped lower total CO emissions from all cars on UK roads.

This marks the UK’s achievement of pan-European 130 g/km target for 2015 and continues the drive towards the 2020 target of 95 g/km.

The trend is driven by the increased fuel efficiency of new cars, helped by consumer movement towards more economical cars.

The reduction in emissions from new cars has helped lower total CO2 emissions from all the cars on the road by more than 15% over the last decade.

The UK Government’s Automotive Sector Strategy aims to develop UK automotive into a world leader in low-carbon technology.