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    Low-emissions zones

    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.

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 16:03
  • News

    ‘Eco-Pass’ begins as Milan fights city pollution

    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.

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 15:56
  • News


    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.

     Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 10:00
  • News

    Limits approved

    Legislation confirming the EU’s Euro-5 and Euro-6 pollutant emissions standards from cars and vans was approved last month.

     Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 10:00
  • News

    MEPs’ decision on SUVs emissions a ‘gift’ for car makers

    T&E has accused MEPs of favouring the makers of sports utility vehicles at the cost of the rest of society.

     Thursday, December 21, 2006 - 10:00
  • Press release

    Christmas comes early for SUV makers

    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...

     Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 16:00
  • News

    EU rules widely ignored as MEPs vote on Euro-5

    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.

     Monday, November 20, 2006 - 09:00
  • News

    Lorry emissions

    Euro 4 emissions standards for lorries entered into force on 1 October but questions remain over enforcement of the new and future standards.

     Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 07:00
  • Press release

    Parliament says Europe must wait until 2015 for clean diesels; America gets them this week

    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...

     Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 11:35
  • Publication

    EURO 5 Emission Limits

     Friday, September 29, 2006 - 17:59