According to the European Environment Agency (EEA), two manufacturers – Aston Martin and Ferrari – will face penalties for exceeding their specific emissions target in 2015. This comes following the release of the agency’s latest annual report, which provides a summary of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission levels of new passenger cars in the European Union (EU) in 2015

Ferrari will be fined a total of 410,760 euros (RM1,915,593) for exceeding its specific emissions target of 295 g CO2/km by 4.448 g CO2/km, while Aston Martin will be forced to pay 36,370 euros (RM169,612) for registering 312.204 g CO2/km, 2.204 g CO2/km more than its specific target.

In its report, the agency revealed that new cars sold in the EU in 2015 emitted on average 119.5 grams of CO2/km, which was 8% below the agency’s target for the year of 130 g C02/km. It adds that average CO2 emissions from new cars decreased by 27% in the last 10 years, and to ensure it meets the EU 2020/21 targets of 95 g C02/km, it will need to continue decreasing at a similar pace.

The agency also listed out a few manufacturers that are well on track to reach the 2021 target, including Peugeot, Renault, Citroen and Toyota. Toyota had the highest percentage of new vehicles having emissions below 95 g CO2/km (41 %), while Peugeot (104 g CO2/km) and Citroen (106 g CO2/km) had the lowest average CO2 emissions for new passenger cars registered in 2015.

On the other hand, other automakers like Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Opel, Ford, Volvo, Daimler, Audi and BMW will have to reduce emissions at a faster pace to meet the 2021 target even though they met their 2015 goals, according to data from the report.