Trucks are responsible for a disproportionate amount of greenhouse gases on the EU’s roads. In a study by Transport & Environment, trucks were found to have generated 22% of road transport CO2 emissions yet only accounted for less than 2% of the overall traffic on Europe’s roads.
Countering this imbalance, the EU’s first-ever emissions performance standards for trucks have called for a 15% reduction in CO2 by 2025, and a 30% reduction by 2030** to reduce the dependency on fossil-fuelled transport. Read more from the UK Haulier article >
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