New Euro-5 and Euro-6 rules on particle emissions from cars and light vehicles are now law. This follows agreement by member states in July under EU 'comitology' procedure.
MEPs have voted to water down proposed limits on nitrogen oxides and fine particle emissions from heavy vehicles. The decision appears to reflect a wish to prioritise fighting carbon dioxide...
The MEP responsible for coordinating responses to the Commission’s Euro VI emissions standards for heavy vehicles says the standards should be stricter and come into force 18 months earlier than...
London, which introduced a congestion charge in 2003, was due to begin charging a pollution fee on lorries, buses and coaches entering a ‘low emissions zone’ earlier this month.
Milan has become the latest European metropolis to introduce a city charge to reduce pollution and congestion levels, as the idea of ‘low emissions zones’ gains in popularity.
The Commission has proposed four possible scenarios for cutting air pollution from heavy vehicles as a first step towards a set of Euro-6 emissions limits.
Legislation confirming the EU’s Euro-5 and Euro-6 pollutant emissions standards from cars and vans was approved last month.