Tougher CO2 rules to help suppliers

Mayer, Bettina
August 2008
Automotive News Europe;8/18/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p0004
Trade Publication
The article reports that suppliers will benefit from the growing demand by carmakers for innovative systems to save fuel and cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. According to Deutsche Bank senior economist Eric Heymann, Carmakers will need to tighten their ties with the supplier industry because the suppliers are developing technologies that will make cars more fuel efficient and cut CO2 emissions. These technologies include new fuel-injection systems for diesel and gasoline engines, exhaust after-treatment systems and technology such as start-stop


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