Starting January 1, 2021, all new HDVs sold in Mexico will be required to meet the best-in-class, filter-based standards, equivalent to those currently in place in the rest of North America and the European Union. The Euro VI and US 2010 options are introduced in 2019, along with much weaker Euro V and US 2007 options, which are allowed over a two-year transition period. The soot-free standards become the only regulatory option on January 1, 2021.
Details recent changes in two existing subsidy programs, one aimed at promoting energy-efficient ICE and conventional hybrid vehicles, the other at so-called new-energy vehicles, especially battery electrics.
Beijing's new local standards to prevent excess NOx emissions from HDVs operating at low-speed in urban conditions make the city the first region in the world to address this deficiency in the Euro IV and V standards.