The average amount of nitrogen oxides (NOx) present in exhaust emissions from modern diesel cars is more than double the levels from modern trucks and buses, according to a paper from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT).
Commercial vehicle specialist Fleet Hire is reporting a 99% success rate and notable cost savings since it starting cleaning the diesel particulate filter components on its vehicles instead of replacing them after they became blocked.
Euro6 emissions regulations will see all car and van manufacturers introduce super-clean diesel engines. But how are they achieving the new standards and what will it mean for fleet operators? Sarah Tooze reports.