EU Unveils Plan To Limit Cargo Van Emissions

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 2:03 PM EDT) -- The European Commission formally debuted long-awaited legislation Wednesday for new emissions limits on commercial cargo vans, sticking to ambitious targets despite vocal opposition from automakers across the European Union.

One of the final pieces of the European Union's broader plan to make significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from a wide swath of vehicle types, the van emissions rule comes with the immediate goal of cutting average carbon dioxide emissions from light commercial vehicles to 175 grams per kilometer, to be phased in between 2014 and...
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