European climate group says EU needs tougher truck CO2 targets

Trucks are seen stuck in traffic after a heavy snowfall, in highway A5 near Fulda, Germany, February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachOct 11 (Reuters) – The European Union needs to dramatically toughen up CO2 targets for truckmakers to spur a shift to zero-emission models as current goals do not provide the incentive to do so, European campaign group Transport and Environment (T&E) said on Monday.In a study entitled “Easy Ride: why the EU truck CO2 targets are unfit for the 2020s,” the climate group found that improvements in aerodynamics and fuel efficiency meant that truckmakers are able to meet the …
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