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New cars on sale in 2017 emit -12.6% less carbon dioxide than the equivalent older models, but average UK new car CO2 rises 0.8%.
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The UK automotive industry has once again beaten CO2 targets, with average new car emissions down for the 19th consecutive year, according to the latest SMMT CO2 report. The annual SMMT New Car CO2 Report 2017 reveals that carbon tailpipe emissions fell to an all-time low in 2016, with new cars averaging just 120.1g/km.
UK average new car CO2 emissions fall to all-time low of 124.6g/km, beating EU target by 4.2%.