Information that EU member states submit annually per Regulation (EC) No 443/2009 to the European Commission and onward to the European Environment Agency (EEA) on newly registered passenger cars provide a unique opportunity to analyze CO2 emissions. The data reveal thought-provoking trends from the perspective of purchasing patterns of lowest to highest emission cars and the corresponding potential contribution of each make and model to air pollution.
The EEA data also reveal interesting differences among the EU member countries. Germany recorded the highest average CO2 emissions per new passenger car registered in 2015. Residents of other North-East countries such as Poland, Latvia and Estonia showed similar car buying preferences. Residents of South-West Europe, stretching from Portugal to Malta to Greece and even Croatia, knowingly or not, tended toward cleaner cars.
This cheat sheet presents the most important and up-to-date datasets about the automotive industry globally. Focusing on the latest vehicle production and sales data in the US, China, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and other countries, it also includes statistics about electric vehicles market, fuel prices, and vehicle stock worldwide.
Decline in demand during world economic crisis of 2008-2009 has caused troubles for many car producers especially in the United States, Europe and Japan. Nevertheless, global long term prospects for automotive industry remain promising. Cars sales in emerging countries are well below the level of saturation. In India and China, where lives almost 40% of world population, there are only 12 and 34 passenger cars per 1000 population, respectively.
Any motorcycle has a convenient means of transportation status. Due to its size motorcycle allows to not sit in traffic jams, as well as allows to make the trip effortless and refreshing, which is important for warm regions with high atmospherical temperature. Such regions are the US states located in the South and West parts of the country - California, Texas, Florida. The following charts present the number of motorcycles and their ownership by states.
The major part of motor spirit output is concentrated in the southwest part of Europe in Spain, France, and the UK, where refinery output fluctuates from 486 to 1 088 thousand tons. The United Kingdom has the largest production of motor spirit and dominates in inland motor spirit delivery rating.