The European Parliament has approved the first ever EU regulation governing CO2 emissions for trucks, which will force manufacturers to slash emissions by nearly a third no later than 2030. The text of the new legislation, which was informally agreed between MEPs in February, will now go before the European Council (EC) with ratification expected next month. It means that CO2 emissions from new trucks will need to be cut by 30% by 2030, with an intermediate reduction target of 15% […]
EU law-makers today reached a provisional agreement that will see truck makers forced to slash CO2 emissions of new trucks by nearly a third by 2030.
The first MAN fully electric-powered trucks were handed over to customers for trials last week.
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.