Truck makers left fuming by steep carbon reduction targets


 

The EU has infuriated Europe’s major truck builders by setting highly challenging standards for cuts in CO2 emissions to be achieved in very short timescales. Based on 2019/20 levels, heavy trucks must cut emissions 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030 – without taking into account any adoption of low-carbon biofuels or how efficiently the operator uses the truck. The truck makers’ association ACEA diplomatically called the regulations “highly ambitious” – code for almost impossible – and pointed out that […]