Advanced vehicles and fuels

01 Apr 2004

The recent update to the EU Fuels Directive specifies a maximum sulphur content of 50 mg/kg in gasolinesand diesel fuels from 2005, with ‘appropriately balanced geographic availability’ of sulphur-free1 fuels from the same date, progressing to 100% coverage of sulphur-free fuels by 2009 (this date being subject to a further review for diesel).