T&E FAQ on cars CO2 standards

In 2009, the EU set legally-binding targets for new cars to emit 130 grams of CO2 per km by 2015 and 95g in 2020. The regulation also required the Commission to carry out a review of “…the modalities for reaching, by the year 2020, a long-term target of 95 g CO2/km in a cost-effective manner…” On 11th July 2012, the Commission announced its proposal giving details of how the 2020 target should be reached.