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.
T&E has accused MEPs of favouring the makers of sports utility vehicles at the cost of the rest of society.
The European Parliament has voted on new vehicle emissions standards (Euro 5 /6) in a compromise deal with ministers that allows makers of gas-guzzling sports utility vehicles (SUVs) an extra...
MEPs look set to approve a delay in vehicle emissions legislation just as damning new evidence is emerging at how EU efforts to improve air quality and emissions are being ignored.
Euro 4 emissions standards for lorries entered into force on 1 October but questions remain over enforcement of the new and future standards.
Mercedes-Benz has this week launched its E320 BlueTec model for sale in America. The car is the first of a new-generation of diesels that meet strict new American emissions standards and would...