Semi-truck CO2 emissions to be slashed by 30 percent

The EU has committed to reducing truck and heavy-duty vehicle CO2 emissions.

The EU Commission and member countries have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from semi-trucks and heavy-duty vehicles by 30 percent.

In a deal entered Tuesday, the parties approved the new CO2 cuts where new heavy-duty vehicles and trucks must emit 30 percent less CO2 relative to 2019 levels.

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