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Energy Labelling for Passenger Vehicles

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Energy Label for passenger cars has been introduced on 1 october 2002 and revised several times since then. It ranks passenger cars from energy efficiency categories A to G regarding their fuel conusumption and weight. Since 2012 the ranking is based on primary energy factors of each fuel (Gasoline, Diesel, Natural Gas, LPG, Electricity, Hydrogen) to include well-to-wheel emissions. The passenger cars are ranked relative to each other with one seventh of the available cars in each category. The label also highligts CO2-emissions in g/km. Regulations for the visibility of the energy efficiency category and consumption parameters apply for the advertising of passenger cars

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