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Briefing #15: EU Commercial Vehicle CO2 Update

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Briefing 15: EU Commercial Vehicle CO2 Update Paris Kiernan, Senior Analyst The proposal from the European Commission to set out CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles has been amended by Members of the European Parliament (MEP). On the 14th of November MEP backed the tightening of CO2 reducing targets from the original proposal, increasing the target from 15% to 20% fo...

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Briefing #14 – Power Generation – The Impact of Stage V

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

  Briefing #14 – Power Generation - The Impact of Stage V James Dorling, Head of Non-Road Services The power generation industry globally is worth billions, but its environmental credentials have come under an increasingly bright spotlight. The diesel power generation industry, the focus of this briefing, is relied upon by many individuals, companies and governments to support electricity ...

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Briefing #13 – EU CO2 Standards – Electric is a must!

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

There has been growing pressure globally to reduce harmful exhaust emissions with the introduction of emission standards. The recent implementation of CO2 and fuel consumption standards for heavy duty vehicles (HDV) aims to reduce GHG and improve energy security. Regulatory standards have been proposed and implemented by the main economies of the world. However, to meet such stringent standard...

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Briefing #12 – Batteries for CV and NRMM

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Alex Woodrow, Managing Director of Knibb, Gormezano and Partners recently chaired the TBM Batteries for NRMM Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.  The conference was very well attended with over 30 OEMs, several suppliers and other stakeholders taking part, totalling around 100 delegates.  As the first dedicated conference to the subject it was interesting to understand the concern and issues facin...

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Briefing #11 – EC HDV CO2 Proposal: At a Glance

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On the 17th May 2018 the European Commission published a proposal for setting CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs), along with an impact assessment. As of 2019, manufacturers will have to start publishing their CO2 emissions which will allow for direct OEM comparisons. CO2 emissions will be measured using VECTO, Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool.  The ke...

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Briefing #10 – The Future of Diesel – Cleaning up China, the Global Impact

Monday, April 09, 2018

After a brief break over Easter KGP's briefing series continues, with a look at China's State IV NRMM legislation. James Dorling, KGP Head of NRMM Services, and input from Reggie Zhan, illustrate some of the differences between global legislation and China's leapfrogging What are the technology options? What does it mean for Western and Chinese OEMs moving beyond 2020? Where i...

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Briefing #9 – Strategic Positioning —M&A in Commercial Vehicle and Non-Road (NRMM) Sector

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Paris Kiernan, Senior Analyst KGP’s Briefings for the Commercial Vehicle and Non-Road Mobile Machinery Markets Download this briefing in PDF format here: Briefing Paper No 9 CV NRMM Strategic Positioning - A review of M&A in 2017 06 03 18 As the automotive world prepares for the most significant changes in decades, OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers are beginning to strategically position thems...

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KGP’s Briefing Series #8 – Non-Road Mobile Machinery NRMM Electrification Briefing Part 2

Thursday, February 22, 2018

This briefing, the 2nd in a series on CV and NRMM electrification, examines some of the potential synergies between CV and NRMM applications.  In the 1st of the briefings, which can be read here, we considered which segments would be the prime contenders for electrification.  In this 2nd briefing we take a preliminary look at the technologies that will be adopted, and why. Following DieselGat...

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KGP’s Briefing Series #7 – CV Market Update

Friday, January 26, 2018

KGP’s 7th Briefing Paper examines some of the headlines from KGP’s updated Commercial Vehicle Engine Forecast Summary report.  Looking forward, 2018 is likely to be an interesting year as China, India and Brazil move towards finalising Euro VI equivalent legislation, and the EU is expected to propose CO2 reduction targets for CVs.  We also expect a flurry of activitiy in alternative fuel...

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KGP’s Briefing Series #6 – CV NRMM Briefing 6 – Brexit – The Issue of Regulatory Alignment

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

One of the most pressing issues of Brexit for both the NRMM and CV market in the UK is the ability to sell vehicles and machinery into the EU market. One of the problems that could occur post Brexit is the issue of regulatory alignment. Currently when an engine is manufactured in the UK, the majority are certified by the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA). However, post-Brexit will the EU still ac...

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