Browse by topic: Briefing, Cars

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    How to get rid of dirty diesels on city roads - analysis

    In response to congestion and high local pollution cities are increasingly using vehicle access restrictions to limit the number of cars on their roads and ensure those which grossly pollute are...

     Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 07:00
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    How EU Member States roll-out electric-mobility: electric charging infrastructure in 2020 and beyond

    Sufficient accessible charging infrastructure is a key enabler for the accelerated uptake of electric cars. This briefing analyses the current and planned future roll-out of EV charging...

     Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 09:55
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    Clean (2nd) Mobility Package

    This briefing for MEPs, ahead of a plenary debate on the European Commission’s '2nd Mobility Package', provides details on the proposed car and van CO2 target for 2025 and 2030 and why these lack...

     Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 14:40
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    Car CO2 regulation: The case and content of an effective proposal

    Following the unhelpful intervention of the Juncker Cabinet it would be preferable to delay the proposal and negotiate on key points to produce a stronger outcome. The alternative is to issue a...

     Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 14:47
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    Designing representative vehicle tests

    This briefing summarises the important lessons for design of future EU vehicle regulations that have been concluded from an extensive programme of more than 400 real world car tests. The tests...

     Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:13
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    Why the EU needs a zero emission vehicle sales target and what it should look like

    The forthcoming Commission proposal on CO2 standards for light duty vehicles needs to create a single European market for electro-mobility by setting a sales target for zero emission vehicles....

     Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 15:28
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    Cars and vans: how to stop CO2 emissions growing?

    Road transport is one of the few EU sectors where CO2 emissions continue to grow. To address the problem, the Commission plans to publish its proposals on car and van CO2 standards in November,...

     Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:02
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    How will electric vehicle transition impact EU jobs?

    The automotive sector is on the brink of a major disruption and car makers are about to see “... more change in the next five years than [we’ve seen] in the last 50 years.” One of these shifts is...

     Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 17:01
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    The role of road charging in improving transport

    On 31 May 2017, the European Commission published its proposal to review the ‘Eurovignette’ Directive. The Directive defines how Member States of the European Union can charge vehicles for their...

     Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:49
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    Introduction of WLTP and RDE tests

    The introduction of the new car tests, the WLTP and RDE tests, marks an important milestone in the battle to ensure cars comply with environmental limits on the road and to end the cheating that...

     Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:46