Vehicles entering the ULEZ must meet Euro standards outlined by TfL based on the type of vehicle and the fuel they use. Euro standard are a range of emmision controls that sets limits for air polluting from engines. The ULEZ standards for existing central London ULEZ and when the zone expands on 25th October 2021 are:
- Euro 3 for motorcycles, mopeds, motorised tricycles and quadricycles (L category) (This became mandatory for all new motorcycles in 2007)
- Euro 4 (NOx) for petrol cars, vans, minibuses and other specialist vehicles (This became mandatory for all new cars in 2005 and light vans in 2006)
- Euro 6 (NOx and PM) for diesel cars, vans and minibuses and other specialist vehicles
- Euro VI (NOx and PM) for lorries, buses and coaches and other specialist heavy vehicles (NOx and PM)
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It's worth adding that all Zipcar vehicles are fully ULEZ compliant, ideal for regular business and personal use.