Short term CO2 targets of 175g/km are aimed at introduction in 2014 at 70% of manufacturers' fleets, with 100% compliance by 2017. In the longer-term, the target of 147g/km is planned, although this will be subject to review in 2013.
A number of exceptions were announced alongside the general targets. These include:
The announcement was generally welcomed by manufacturer representatives, including the UK's Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), and reflects the EC's moves towards more sustainable fuel and transport policies for Europe.
Published 21st February, 2011
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