In January 2010, EPA 2010 was implemented in North America and on January 1, 2014 Euro 6 will be introduced in the EU. With the implementation of EPA 2010, emission levels for particulates and NOx are close to zero. Euro 6 entails that emissions of NOx (Nitrogen Oxides), and PM (Particulate Matter) will be reduced by 97% compared to a truck from the early 1990s.