The Council has today adopted a regulation aiming to reducing CO2 emissions from vans with a view to reaching the 2020 emissions target.

Under the new rules, as of 2020, a target of 147 g CO2/km is set for the average emissions of new light commercial vehicles (vans) registered in the EU. The regulation will apply to manufacturers producing more than 1000 new vans registered in the EU in the previous calendar year.

The implementation of the new rules will take place gradually. At first, an...

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