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EU proposes CO2 emission limits for large trucks

The European Commission has released its first-ever proposal for carbon dioxide emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles such as large trucks
By Staff reporter 17 May 2018 0 30900

The European Commission has released its first-ever proposal for carbon dioxide emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles such as large trucks, potentially paving the way to increase the use of gas in long-haul transport.

Average CO2 emissions from new trucks in 2025 will have to be 15% lower than they were in 2019, according to the commission’s proposal. The limit will be raised to at least 30% lower than 2019 levels by 2030.

The scope of the standards, which were announced on Thursday, could be...