European Parliament approves law mandating truck CO2 emissions are slashed by 30%

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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% […]