Mass adoption of “greener trucks” promised as EC updates regs


 

The mass adoption of “greener trucks” has taken a step closer, after European legislators moved to address the anachronistic rules currently limiting uptake. The European Commission (EC) is seeking several amendments to the weights and dimensions directive. It believes it is out of date and hindering innovation in truck design, which could improve fuel usage, lower emissions and make HGVs safer for other road users through rounded front ends. A higher take-up of electric and hybrid trucks would also be […]