EU Regulation for Heavy-Duty Vehicle to
Every truck manufacturer needs to reduce the CO2 emissions of its heavy-duty vehicles by 15% compared to the 2019 – 2020 average. If manufacturers fail to comply, they will incur penalty payments for each vehicle.
The tool of the EU Commission that certifies every truck with a CO2 emission value
For every new truck a CO2 emission value needs to be calculated with the help of the VECTO Tool by every OEM. For this calculation different parts of the truck are taken into consideration, amongst others tires.
- Type of route
- long haul (few stops, constant speed)
- regional distribution (many stops, variable speed)
- Braking and acceleration
- Speed profile
- Heavy and/or light cargo and load distribution
- Different vehicle configurations, such as rigid truck or truck and trailer combinations (including simulation of a standard trailer