Depending on the application, Korea adopts either Euroapean or US-based emission standards.
- Emission standards for light-duty gasoline vehicles are based on US/California standards, while light-duty diesel regulations are based on European standards.
- Emission standards for heavy-duty truck and bus engines are based on European regulations.
- Emission standards for mobile nonroad diesel engines are based on US regulations.
Regulated Engines and Vehicles
Pollutant Emissions. Emission-regulated categories of engines and vehicles include:
GHG & Fuel Economy. Korea also adopted corporate average fuel economy and CO2 emission standards for light-duty vehicles. The 2015 targets are 17 km/L and 140 g CO2/km.