The Volvo Group said it supports proposals to regulate truck emissions by the European Union, as long as the regulations consider trucksâ€™ role transportation freight.
â€œTrucks perform important transport work, and emission measurements must take into consideration the load transported by the vehicles, not only how much each vehicle emits over a certain distance,â€� Volvo CEO Leif Johansson said in a statement Monday.
Johansson proposed regulating truck emissions based on the amount of freight a truck carries and the distance it travels, not exclusively its emissions.
The truck maker CEO added that he is not concerned about technical barriers to meeting emissions requirements.
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