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NGV sector awaits key vote in EU parliament

A vote in the European Parliament’s environment committee on Thursday may help accelerate the use of gas in long-haul road transport A vote in the European Parliament’s environment committee on Thursday may help accelerate the use of gas in long-haul road transport.
By Andreas Walstad 15 October 2018 0 32902
Green MEP Bas Eickhout. (EP)

The European Parliament’s environment committee (ENVI) will vote on Thursday on whether to introduce carbon dioxide emission limits for large trucks. If the measure passes, it could pave the way for growth in Europe’s NGV sector. 

The European Commission first proposed CO2 limits for new trucks in May this year, but the targets need backing from the parliament and member states in the Council of the EU to be passed into law. The parliament’s rapporteur for the dossier, MEP Bas Eickhout (Greens, the...