Tag : EU

New EU agreement could see improved cross border road safety standardisation

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Roads across the EU will be subject to minimum road infrastructure standards, in what’s being called a significant boost for road safety.

EU sets out plans to become a leader in EV battery tech

1 year ago / 0 comments

The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability to mass-produce battery cells.

EU takes six nations to highest court over air pollution

1 year ago / 0 comments

The UK and five other countries are being referred to the European Court of Justice over ongoing failures to tackle air pollution.

EU Member States await verdict in EU legal action over air pollution

1 year ago / 0 comments

The UK and eight other EU Member States are waiting to see if they will face further legal action over persistent breaches of air pollution laws.

Member states face EU infringement procedures over air quality breaches

1 year ago / 0 comments

Nine EU member states are being called into Brussels in a final push to get air pollution limits under legal limits.

EU commercial vehicle registrations continue growth

1 year ago / 0 comments

Commercial vehicle registrations across the EU continued to grow in November despite a downturn in pace.

European Parliament moves towards petrol and diesel phase-out

1 year ago / 0 comments

Manufacturers could soon face strict targets for electric and ultra-low emission vehicles as a share of their overall sales, as part of measures to phase out CO2-emitting models by 2035, following a report adopted …

EU to tighten car approval rules to prevent repeat Dieselgate

1 year ago / 0 comments

Stricter car approval and testing rules could be in place by September 2020, helping to prevent another ‘Dieselgate’ saga taking place.

European Parliament backs call for making driver assistance systems compulsory

2 years ago / 0 comments

The European Parliament has given its backing to a call for driver assistance systems such as autonomous emergency braking to be made standard on new cars.

Export of British-built vans, trucks and buses reliant on EU

2 years ago / 0 comments

Nearly two-thirds of British-built vans, trucks and buses were exported during the first six months of 2017, with almost all headed to the EU (94.7%), according to the SMMT.

Calls for non-compliant diesels to be decommissioned

2 years ago / 0 comments

Transport ministers across Europe are being warned that they need to take more action on non-compliant diesel vehicles, including removing them from sale, to curb inner-city pollution.