EU: Commission aims to slash truck, bus emissions by 90%
19 February 2023 | 11:49 am
The European Commission has proposed a drop of 90% in emissions in heavy vehicles by 2040 as compared to 2019. From 2030, new city buses should be zero-emission vehicles.
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