Singapore announce new rules for car emissions

The National Environment Agency (NEA) in Singapore has announced a new emission scheme that takes into account five pollutants a car produces, the Agency said some models will be exempted from one of the pollutant regulations.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) that Gasoline models with port fuel injection will not be measured for particulate matter.

The exemption will apply when the Euro 6 emission standard kicks in in September and when the Vehicular Emissions Scheme starts in January.

All petrol fuel injection (PFI) vehicles are exempted from particulate matter and particle number limits under Euro 6 emission standards,” a spokesman said, adding that the agency will also accept Japan’s JPN2009 standard – the country’s closest equivalent to Euro 6.