MEPs back stricter Euro standards for motorbikes

The European Parliament's internal market and consumer protection committee has backed the introduction of stricter Euro emission standards for a range of vehicles in the 'L-category', such as mopeds, motorcycles and quadricycles.

Regarding mopeds, the committee agreed Euro 3 standards should be introduced in 2014, followed by even stricter Euro 4 and 5 standards in 2017 and 2020 respectively. This is in line with the European Commission's original proposals.

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