EU CO2 reduction agreement reached for heavy-duty vehicles

The CO2 emissions from the EU road transport sector are planned to be cut by 90% by 2040 under a new agreement by the European Parliament and Council.

Hoped by the Commission to send a “clear signal” to OEMs, transport operators and users to “steer investments towards innovative zero-emissions technologies,” the agreement comes as many heavy-duty hydrogen vehicle players look to accelerate their European rollout.

Brokered on Thursday (January 18), the provisional agreement maintains targets set by the European Commission’s proposal for a 45% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030, 65% by 2035 and 90% by 2040.

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To gain access to this article and all our other content, you will need to subscribe to H2 View.

From the latest print editions, to 24/7 online access to exclusive interviews, authoritative columnists and the H2 View news archive, a subscription is the best way for you to stay up to date with developments in the hydrogen community.

Please wait...