Euro 7 Rules Officially Approved: Here Are the New Regulations
The European Parliament adopted the Euro 7 rules proposed by the EU Council. These rules aim to reduce the harm that fossil fuel vehicles cause to the environment and human health. However, some countries and automakers think these rules are too harsh and costly.
What is Euro 7?
Euro 7 is a new emissions standard that will replace Euro 6. This standard aims to limit harmful gases emitted from vehicles' exhaust, especially gases such as nitrogen oxide (NOx) and carbon monoxide (CO). It also plans to reduce pollution from brakes and tires for the first time.
Euro 7 rules will be different for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The restrictions for passenger vehicles, which will begin in 2025, will come into force 3 years after the legislation is approved. For commercial vehicles, the restrictions will start in 2026 and will come into force 4 years after the legislation is approved.
Who opposes Euro 7?
Euro 7 rules have been criticized by some countries and car manufacturers. Countries such as Italy and the Czech Republic argue that these rules will impose a great burden on the automobile industry and reduce its competitiveness. He also reminds that the production of fossil fuel vehicles will end in 2035 and says that more investments should be made in electric vehicles.
Automobile manufacturers share similar views. He states that Euro 7 rules are very strict and will increase costs. He also claims that these rules are technologically impossible and will reduce the performance of the vehicles.
What are the advantages of Euro 7?
Proponents of the Euro 7 rules emphasize that these rules are very important for the environment and human health. It reminds us that air pollution caused by vehicles causes many diseases such as asthma, heart diseases and cancer. He also says these rules are necessary to combat climate change.
There are also those who argue that Euro 7 rules will also benefit the automobile industry. He argues that these rules will increase the efficiency and quality of vehicles, as well as contribute to the development of innovative and sustainable technologies.
Euro 7 rules have been prepared to comply with the European Union's targets for reducing emissions in the transport sector. These rules present new challenges and opportunities for both vehicle manufacturers and vehicle users. How the Euro 7 rules will be implemented and what consequences they will have will be observed in the coming years.