Currently reading: Car makers slam Euro 7 2025 emissions proposals
New proposals would slash NOx output, but some argue EVs should be the priority

Car makers have reacted negatively to tough new proposals from the European Commission about emissions from new cars, including EVs, across the European Union.

The new Euro 7 regulations, due to come into force from 1 July 2025 for new cars and light vans, will lower NOx emissions by 35% compared with Euro 6 regulations and cut tailpipe particulates by 13%, the commission said. New regulations for larger vans, trucks and buses will start in 2027.

The total extra cost on a light van or car will be €304 (£266) per vehicle, the commission said in its

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