EMLEG (Emissions Legislation) is a comprehensive summary of worldwide exhaust emissions regulations provided by Ricardo.
Emissions & CO2
Worldwide gas emissions and fuel consumption regulations (provided by: Ricardo Emleg)
|WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedures)|
|Worldwide Emission & Fuel Economy/CO2 Regulation Timeline (PC & LDT)|
|Emission Standards||Europe||EU||EU Countries||PC & LDT|
|France||PC & LDT|
|Non-EU||Switzerland||PC & LDT|
|Norway||PC & LDT|
|Americas||North America||USA||PC & LDT (Federal)|
|PC & LDT (California State)|
|Air Quality (California State)|
|Canada||PC & LDT|
|South America||Mexico||PC & LDT|
|Brazil||PC & LDT|
|Asia||East Asia||China||PC & LDT|
|Korea||PC & LDT|
|South East Asia||Thailand||PC & LDT|
|South Asia||India||PC & LDT|
|UN regulations||Table of amended regulations by JASIC|
|Fuel Economy/ CO2||Europe||EU||EU||General|
|South East Asia||Thailand||General|
|UN regulations||Table of amended regulations by JASIC|
|Noise||UN regulations||Table of amended regulations by JASIC|
|Supplemental Information||Test cycles|
|Vehicle Class Category (EU)|
|Vehicle Class Category (US)|
|21 August 2017||Fuel Economy/ CO2||USA (California State)||1. The Phase 2 standards for MY 2022 to 2025 light duty vehicles are still under re-consideration by the EPA at a federal level.
2. The California ARB jointly developed the Phase 2 heavy duty standards with EPA and plans to present a draft California Phase 2 programme in early 2018.
|16 August 2017||Fuel Economy/ CO2||EU||A proposed regulation for the monitoring and reporting of HDV CO2 emissions and fuel consumption was published in May 2017. The monitoring is set to start on 1 January 2019.|
|12 July 2017||Fuel Economy/ CO2||Canada||A proposal for introducing Phase 2 standards from 2018, in line with the equivalent US standards, was published in March 2017.|
|23 June 2017||Fuel Economy/ CO2||India||Fuel economy regulations for passenger vehicles are in place and are effective from 1 April 2017．|
|12 June 2017||Emission Standards||Korea||1) Current emission standards are based on the CARB LEV III standards for light duty gasoline vehicles and on Euro 6 standards for light duty diesel vehicles.
2) The information about OBD thresholds for diesel vehicles applicable from 2015 was added.
|May 11 2017||Emission Standards||Korea||In April 2017 it was reported that real driving emissions (RDE) on-road testing will be introduced for diesel passenger vehicles starting in September 2017.|
|April 27, 2017||Emission Standards||Mexico||On 26 December 2016 the draft standards for in-use vehicles was published and would be due on 30 June 2017.|
|April 18, 2017||Fuel Economy/ CO2||USA (Federal)||The EPA intends to make a final determination on whether MY2022-2025 standards for light-duty vehicles will remain unchanged by 1 April 2018.|
|April 14, 2017||Emission Standards||China
|1. A draft China VI standards were published in October 2016.
2. The type approval according to these standards will start on 1 January 2019
3. Beijing VI standards were superseded by China VI standards and will not be implemented.
|April 7, 2017||Emission Standards||EU||1) On 20 February 2017 the Council of the EU decided not to raise any objection to the adoption of the Commission proposal for the introduction of the WLTP.
2) Provided no objection to the legal grounds is raised by the European Parliament, the official regulation introducing the WLTP could be published in April or May 2017.
|March 27, 2017||Emission Standards||Brazil||1) It was reported at the beginning of 2017 that a proposal for new phase of PROCONVE programme has been prepared to reduce NOx emission up to 80% in comparison with current standards and also to set CO2 limits.
2) The new regulation is expected to apply from 2020.
|March 17, 2017||Emission Standards||China
PC & LDT
|The China 6 standard was released on 23 December 2016 and type approval according this standard is implemented from this date. All new vehicles will have to comply with the requirements of Phase 6a from 1 July 2020.|
|March 9, 2017||Fuel Economy/ CO2||USA (Federal)||In January 2017 the EPA published the conclusions of a mid-term evaluation of the Phase 2 light-duty greenhouse gases standards and confirmed that the standards for model years 2022-2025 remain in place without changes.|
|February 24, 2017||Emission Standards||Turkey||1.Passenger cars and light duty trucks are required to meet Euro 6 standards with effect from 1 January 2016 for new type approvals.
2.As for Non-road Mobile Machinery Engine Emission, the implementation of Stage IIIB and Stage IV limits has been delayed.
3. 10ppm sulphur diesel and gasoline are reported to be available in Turkey.
|February 20, 2017||Emission Standards||EU||Real driving emissions (RDE) standards have been developed and will be implemented from 1 September 2017.|
|February 9, 2017||Emission Standards||Mexico||The applicability of emergency limits of pollutants to all in-use vehicles in Mexico City and the several states was extended for further six months, starting on 1 January 2017, with an extension notice dated 21 December 2016.|
|February 7, 2017||Fuel Economy/ CO2||USA (Federal)||Phase 2 standards for heavy duty vehicles were published in October 2016; their phase-in will start with model year 2018 or 2021, depending on the type of vehicle, and the final standards will apply from model year 2027|
|November 30, 2016||Emission Standards||India||Bharat Stage VI emissions standards have been published and will apply to all vehicles manufactured from 1 April 2020.|
|October 28, 2016||Emission Standards||Mexico||1.The information of in-use limits and test procedures for gasoline vehicles was updated.
2. On 7 June 2016 the emergency official standard was published, which contains limits for pollutants and applies from 1 July 2016 for six months to all in-use vehicles in Mexico City and the several states.
|October 20, 2016||Emission Standards||EU||1. New real driving emissions (RDE) standards have been developed and will be implemented from 1 September 2017.
2. The draft implementing act to introduce new WLTP test for CO2 and fuel consumption test will be sent to the European Parliament and Council shortly for scrutiny. If the current text is endorsed, the new WLTP test will be mandatory for all new vehicle types from September 2017 and for all new vehicles from September 2018.
|September 20, 2016||Emission Standards||China
PC & LDT
|A draft China 6 regulation has been issued; type approval according to this standard will be required from 1 January 2019.|
|September 12, 2016||WLTP||World||1. In November 2013, the first version of WLTP was completed with some imperfectness regarding the test procedures for EV/HEV and the measurement of additional pollutants so on.
2. In order to develop remaining test procedures, WLTP phase 1b activities were carried out from 2014 to 2016 to settle the remaining tasks of phase 1a and subsequently WLTP1b was approved in March 2016.
3. In June 2016, WLTP Phase 2 (including remaining issues of Phase 1b) development activities from 2016 to 2018 was approved and started.