EU could save 180 million tonnes of CO2 with HDV fuel-efficiency standards – study

The EU could slash its annual CO2 emissions by 180 million tonnes by 2035 if it introduced fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles such as tractor-trailers and rigid trucks, researchers have said

The EU could slash its annual CO2 emissions by 180 million tonnes by 2035 if it introduced fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles such as tractor-trailers and rigid trucks, researchers have said.

A report from the group the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) said that the EU could have a huge impact on reducing global emissions if it adopted measures such as an accelerated rollout of technologies like engine brake thermal efficiency.

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