Vehicle Emissions Standards Russian Federation 2008

Name of policy Vehicle Emissions Standards
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Russian Federation
Region Europe


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Air pollution
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • CO2 taxes
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Codes and standards
      • Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards
Sector name
  • Transport
    • Heavy duty vehicles
    • Light duty vehicles
Policy description Vehicle registration tax increases with emissions and vehicle and engine size. Russian standards are based on European program for vehicle efficiency and emissions, adopting Euro 5 standards for both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles since 2016. Sales incentives for more efficient vehicles are provided.

Emission standards for light-duty vehicles and heavy-duty engines are outlined in Resolution No. 609: Special Technical Regulations on Requirements for Emissions of Hazardous (Polluting) Substances by Vehicles.

Policy type
  • Energy efficiency1
Policy stringency
Implementation state Implemented
Date of decision 2008
Start date of implementation
End date of implementation
High impact
Impact indicator


Source or references Russian standards: https://www.dieselnet.com/standards/ru/

EU light-duty vehicle emissions standards: https://www.dieselnet.com/standards/eu/ld.php EU heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards:https://www.dieselnet.com/standards/eu/hd.php http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/russia/name-30182-en.php?s=dHlwZT1jYyZzdGF0dXM9T2s,&return=PGRpdiBjbGFzcz0ic3ViTWVudSI-PGRpdiBjbGFzcz0iYnJlYWRjcnVtYnMiPjxhIGhyZWY9Ii8iPkludGVybmF0aW9uYWwgRW5lcmd5IEFnZW5jeSZ6d25qOzwvYT4mbmJzcDsmZ3Q7Jm5ic3A7PGEgaHJlZj0iL3BvbGljaWVzYW5kbWVhc3VyZXMvIj5Qb2xpY2llcyBhbmQgTWVhc3VyZXM8L2E-Jm5ic3A7Jmd0OzxhIGhyZWY9Ii9wb2xpY2llc2FuZG1lYXN1cmVzL2NsaW1hdGVjaGFuZ2UvaW5kZXgucGhwIj4mbmJzcDtDbGltYXRlIENoYW5nZTwvYT4mbmJzcDsmZ3Q7Jm5ic3A7U2VhcmNoIFJlc3VsdDwvZGl2Pg,,

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

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