Factsheet: Emission performance standards for new passenger cars (Reg. 443/2009)

Emission performance standards for new passenger cars (Reg. 443/2009)

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This Regulation sets standards to frame the CO2 emissions of new passenger cars (type M1). The fleet average to be achieved by all new cars is 130 grams of CO2 per kilometre (g/km) by 2015 and 95g/km by 2020. The Regulation includes specific provisions for vehicles running on a mixture of fuel with 85 % ethanol (E85). For new vans (type N1), a fleet average of 175 grams of CO2 per kilometre should be achieved by 2017 and 147 grams of CO2 per kilometre by 2020.
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Reduce CO2 emissions in transport.

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