Automotive and Transport

Airlines and European Climate Policy

July 2022

New research shows how legacy airlines are leading opposition to European climate policy, amidst a growing divide within the airline industry in their climate policy engagement.

The Automotive Sector and Climate Change

May 2022

InfluenceMap's new interactive Automotive Climate Tool for the first time combines leading analysis of the automotive sector's climate policy engagement, with industry-standard IHS Markit data on automakers' zero-emissions vehicle production strategies.

European Automotive Suppliers & EU Climate Policy

January 13th, 2022

How Auto Parts Makers are Lobbying to Delay EU’s Decarbonization Agenda

German Automakers And Climate Policy

November, 2021

German automakers dominate the fight to weaken climate regulation

The Aviation Industry and European Climate Policy

June, 2021

New research shows the aviation sector has emerged as one of the strongest opponents of climate policy in Europe. While many industrial sectors are in the process of transformation in response to the EU’s strengthened climate agenda, the aviation sector has instead pursued a lobbying strategy to ...

The Battle For Ambitious EV Policy in the UK

March 2021

The UK Government’s ambitions on transport decarbonization are likely at risk due to the influence of a minority group of automotive interests opposed to binding policy on an internal combustion engine (ICE) phase out.

Decision time for the IMO on climate

April 2018

The polarized struggle among states for ambitious climate policy on shipping

How the US Auto Industry is Dismantling the World's Most Successful Climate Policy

April 2018

The US automotive industry, led by Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, has spent millions of dollars in the last few years in an effort to dismantle a decade of policy progress on US vehicle efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions.

Corporate Capture of the IMO

October 2017

This report reveals how the shipping industry has aggressively lobbied the UN to obstruct climate change action for shipping, ensuring it remains the only sector in the world not currently subject to any emission reduction measures.

US Auto Industry Lobbying Under Trump

November 2017

InfluenceMap's analysis of US auto industry lobbying shows an accelerated pattern of aggressive opposition to weaken climate-motivated policy since the election of President Donald Trump.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations:
the Automotive Makers Disclose to Investors

February 2016

In the wake of the VW scandal, a group of investors with over $1 trillion worth of investor assets queried the largest automotive manufacturers on issues related to crucial greenhouse gas emissions standards in the US and the EU. This initiative was coordinated by UK non-profits ShareAction and ...

Climate Policy Engagement and the Automotive Sector

November 2015

Is the Volkswagen scandal the tip of the iceberg? Investors and engagers concerned with climate issues may be inclined to look more closely at this sector in light of the recent regulatory risks exposed by VW as the scandal spreads from diesel to CO2 emissions.

EU NOx Emissions:
How the Automotive Lobbied Policy

January 2016

New analysis, requested by the Greens/EFA Group within the European Parliament, reveals a strong correlation between the obstructionist attitudes of key automotive manufacturers toward EU NOx policy and the position of the member states that ...