New fuel labeling will reduce the risk of refueling wrong

10/19/2018

All fuel stations in the EU are obligated to use a common fuel labeling system since 12th of October 2018. There are numerus different labels today, which increases the risk of filling up with the wrong fuel.

The labels got different shapes depending on the fuel. The fuels are divided in three categories:

  • Petrol
  • Dielsel
  • Gaseous fuel (CNG, LNG, LPG and hydrogen)

Petrol type of fuel

Petrol type of fuel

Diesel type of fuel

Diesel type of fuel

Gaseous fuel

Gaseous fuel

The new labels will be used in all 28 EU member states, the EEA countries (Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein) and Macedonia, Switzerland and Turkey.

Read more about the new fuel labels