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    PETITION: Zero-emission cars now

    Cars and vans are choking our cities. They are the main source of our toxic air, disturb our sleep and reduce our quality of life through noisy engines and exhausts. Cars and vans are a huge...

     Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 15:00
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    T&E hiring emissions testing expert

    T&E is about to undertake an ambitious new programme of vehicle emissions testing. We are looking for a motivated professional with experience in emissions testing to manage this programme and...

     Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 15:09
  • News

    Holidaymakers ‘forced to smoke’

    Air pollution is now so bad in many of Europe’s most popular cities that holidaymakers on city breaks may be smoking the equivalent of up to four cigarettes in a four-day...

     Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 20:11
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    Evidence of carmakers manipulating new test to cheat CO2 targets – Commission

    Carmakers are manipulating the results of a new test for CO2 emissions, evidence uncovered by the European Commission indicates. The new lab-based WLTP test was supposed to...

     Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 19:33
  • News

    Tyre pressure monitoring improves safety – when it works on the road!

    The car industry is facing another case of technology not performing in real driving conditions – this time over tyre pressure monitoring. With a new laboratory test...

     Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 11:23
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    Commissioner’s claims are ‘misleading’ MEPs and ministers over car CO2 standards

    The EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete has contradicted his own Directorate’s assessment of the impact of reducing CO2 from new cars, by warning that an ambitious emissions target would...

     Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 11:17
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    Summer tourists ‘forced to smoke’ in top European cities

    City breaks are supposed to be refreshing. But tourists are being warned that spending a long weekend in Europe’s 10 most popular but polluted cities could have the same health impacts as smoking...

     Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 22:51
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    More cities get tough on diesel

    The mayor of London and representatives of other British cities have called for a ban on sales of petrol and diesel cars to be introduced in 2030 – 10 years earlier than the earlier announcement...

     Monday, July 2, 2018 - 18:31
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    Air pollution on the rise in Spain

    Some 97% of Spain’s population is being exposed to harmful levels of air pollution, a report by T&E’s Spanish member Ecologistas en Acción shows. The economic recovery has brought an increase...

     Monday, July 2, 2018 - 15:34
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    Europe falling further behind in e-vehicles revolution

    Europe is falling behind in the race to make the most of the electromobility revolution. That is the conclusion from news that the EU is trailing China in investment in e-...

     Monday, July 2, 2018 - 12:46