NatRoad News – Timetable for Euro VI emission standards introduction  

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The Federal Government has laid out its timetable for the introduction of Euro VI emission standards. 
Noxious exhaust emissions, such as carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, oxides of nitrogen and particulates, can cause smog, heart and lung disease, and cancer. Australia has had noxious emission standards to minimise these problems since the early 1970s. 
For heavy vehicles (trucks and buses over 3.5 tonnes), a new ADR 80/04, based on the Euro VI (Stage C) requirements will apply to newly approved heavy vehicle models supplied from 1 November 2024 and all new heavy vehicles supplied to the Australian market on or after 1 November 2025. 
Vehicles meeting equivalent US or Japanese standards will also be accepted. 
The current minimum noxious emission standard for new heavy vehicles is ADR 80/03, which is based on an international standard known as Euro V. Vehicles meeting equivalent US or Japanese standards also accepted. 
You’ll find a handy table outlining details for diesel-fuelled heavy vehicles here.