25 Apr '16, 2pm

China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards, starting sooner

Stephen Edelstein 108 views Apr 25, 2016 courtesy Bentley Enlarge Photo China is known for having some of the worst air pollution in the world, due in part to years of lax emission regulations covering factories as well as vehicles in the world's largest new-car market. But China is about to implement much tougher emissions standards—and sooner than carmakers expected. A new set of regulations originally set to be implemented in 2020 will now begin rolling out next year. DON'T MISS: Beijing Smog So Severe It Requires Headlights At Noon (Dec 2015) These tougher emissions standards will be implemented first in major cities like Beijing and Shanghai, and then spread to other areas in stages beginning in 2018, according to Nikkei Asian Review . Called "National VI," the new standards are intended to be equivalent to the "Euro 6" emissions standards implemented in Europe last y...

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