Kerry MEP says new EU targets on cutting CO2 will be checked

The EU will be closely monitoring new targets for heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers on cutting CO2 emissions and improving fuel consumption.

That’s according to Fine Gael MEP for Ireland South and Kilcummin native, Seán Kelly, who was speaking as MEPs currently consider the proposals in Strasbourg.

New heavy-duty vehicles such as trucks and buses will face the new requirements.

Seán Kelly says the targets will be checked.