Sep 25

Automakers Win Battle Against EU Over Harsher Emissions Regulations

The European Union has today announced an agreement to water down the Euro 7 emissions legislation amid pushback from several automakers. The big changes are that cars and vans will not be subject to the stricter emissions, retaining Euro 6 testing and emissions limits, but the lower limits proposed for buses and heavy vehicles will go ahead.

Instead of Euro 7’s focus being heavily on the engines powering cars, the legislation will instead aim to clamp down on emissions from other aspects of vehicles. These include particulate emissions from brakes and tires, and the continental government will also impose stricter regulations for battery durability in EVs and focus on the longevity of new cars to prevent unnecessary wastage. …

Source: Car Buzz

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