Commercial vehicles, Europe and emissions components

23rd January 2017 | 0 Comments
Commercial vehicles, Europe and emissions components
Fitment of type-approved exhausts isn’t mandatory in the UK, a situation that conflicts with EU legislation

As a business, maintaining a legislatively compliant fleet of commercial vehicles is the cornerstone of a successful logistics operation. Type-approval is the automotive EU directive that governs this compliance across the continent and partially, the UK. Type-approval is especially important for emissions components that are installed on a vehicle, guaranteeing product quality, performance and compliant levels of emissions. However, the introduction of on-the-spot checks for vehicle compliance in Europe over the next few years highlights a deficiency in UK type-approval legislation, which presents a risk to businesses whose vehicles are not fully type-approved.

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