Emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles Australia 2006

Name of policy Emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles Australia 2006
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Australia
Region Oceania


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Air pollution
Type of policy instrument
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  • Research & Development and Deployment (RD&D)
    • Regulatory Instruments
      • Codes and standards
        • Vehicle air pollution standards
        • Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards
      • Monitoring
      Sector name
      • Transport
        • Heavy duty vehicles
      Policy description "Current standard: Australian Design Rule 80/03 - Emission Control for Heavy Vehicles 2006 Amendment 2, 9 January 2013 (equivalent to Euro V, with acceptance of selected US and Japanese standards)

      Future standards: The long term policy is to fully harmonize Australian regulations with UN ECE standards Applicability: New vehicles including light omnibuses, heavy omnibuses, medium goods vehicles and heavy goods vehicles, with a GVM > 3.5 tonnes" (http://transportpolicy.net/index.php?title=Australia:_Heavy-duty:_Emissions)

      Policy type
      • Energy efficiency1
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2009
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://transportpolicy.net/index.php?title=Australia:_Heavy-duty:_Emissions

      http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/australia/name-24318-en.php

      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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