EEA report suggests road charges for heavy-duty goods vehicles should reflect varied health effects of pollution in different countries
Green Car Congress
MARCH 4, 2013
Diesel, used by most HGVs, causes more air pollution per kilometer than other fuels such as petrol. At the other end of the scale, the same truck driving in Cyprus, Malta and Finland causes damage of around €0.005 (US$0.01) per kilometer. Air pollution externalities of 12–14 ton HGV on highway (Euronorm III) in euro cents. Source: EEA. Click to enlarge.