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The impact of Euro 5: facts and figures

Newsitem | 16-02-2006

The Euro 5 proposal from the European Commission contains new emission requirements for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. This means that new diesel vehicles in these categories will be required to have particulate filters beginning in 2010. This is a cost-effective measure for reducing particulate matter emissions. The current proposals do not require a NOx catalyser for these diesel vehicles. However, the air quality in many European cities would benefit from such a measure.


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