Euro 6/VI vehicles (1)

MQT on 2015-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2015
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


How many Euro 6/VI (diesel) standard vehicles do you estimate are currently being driven in central London on an average day? Please provide a breakdown by number of vehicles and type (i.e. car/small van, large van/minibus, bus/coach, HGV).


Answer for Euro 6/VI vehicles (1)

Answer for Euro 6/VI vehicles (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The current estimate for the number of unique Euro 6/VI diesel vehicles driven in Central London (Congestion Charging Zone) on an average weekday (24hrs) in 2015 is as follows:

Passenger car: 1,230

Bus and coach: 300

Light goods vehicle: 400

Heavy goods vehicle: 1,200

Euro VI has been mandatory for new heavy goods vehicles and buses since January 2014, passenger cars since September 2015 and it will be mandatory for new light goods vehicles from September 2016.