Skip to comments.EU agrees to cut greenhouse gas emissions from trucks
Posted on 02/19/2019 7:29:43 AM PST by Olog-hai
The European Union agreed on Tuesday to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 percent by a 2030 deadline as part of its commitment to cut its output of greenhouse gases. [ ]
The EU currently has no limits on emissions from heavy-duty vehicles, unlike the United States, China, Japan and Canada. Trucks account for almost one quarter of the blocs transport-related emissions. [ ]
Curbs on the transport sector, the only one in which emissions are still rising, aim to help the bloc meet its overall goal of reducing greenhouse gases by at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 under the Paris climate accord.
Germany is home to Europes largest truck manufacturer, Daimler, as well as Volkswagens MAN. Other producers in Europe include Volvo, Italy-based Iveco, Paccar and Scania, also part of Volkswagen.
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This will make the yellow vests VERY happy.
It’ll certainly make them more active.
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