The key issue: The EU institutions reached a preliminary agreement on CO2 emission reduction targets for heavy-duty vehicles this week that envisage substantial emission cuts from the sector by 2030.
Interfax analysis: The EU’s new targets for carbon dioxide emissions from the heavy-duty vehicle (HDV) sector are a potential win for natural and renewable gases, mainly because there are serious obstacles to electrifying long-haul transport. However, gas will face competition from more fuel-efficient diesel trucks.
The targets – which are legally binding for truck manufacturers and...
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