Browse by topic: Cars, Climate Change and Energy, Pricing and taxation

  • Opinion

    VdL says climate is her top priority, but is it?

    About a week ago Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defence minister, was nominated to lead the next European Commission having emerged as the compromise candidate after a lengthy European Council...

     Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 19:55
  • Opinion

    How to surf the green wave – and get a Green New Deal for transport

    You could almost hear the sigh of relief going through the ‘Quartier Européen’ two weeks ago. Despite all the talk of a populist anti-EU insurgency taking Brussels by storm, that was not Sunday...

     Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 01:41
  • News

    Watch out for fake EVs, national regulators told

    Carmakers can exploit loopholes in the EU’s new CO2 emissions targets to push sales of fake plug-in hybrid cars over EVs with no tailpipe emissions, T&E has warned. The law credits...

     Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:43
  • Press release

    VW’s electric ‘offensive’ must be matched by infrastructure and green taxation

    Today’s announcement by the Volkswagen Group that it plans to sell 70 electric models and make 22 million electric vehicles in the next decade is a game changer for the automotive industry, Europe...

     Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:09
  • Press release

    Results from new car emissions tests too unreliable to base taxes on

    The new car CO2 emissions test is producing unreliable results making it unfit for setting vehicle taxes at the moment,...

     Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 09:59
  • Publication

    Review of WLTP and vehicle taxes in the UK

    This paper has been prepared by T&E in response to the consultation from HM Treasury on the review into the impact of the Worldwide harmonised Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) on vehicle...

     Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 23:02
  • Publication

    How vehicle taxes can accelerate electric car sales

    Current systems of car taxation have driven a transport system dominated by privately owned, large engined cars contributing to pollution, climate change, congestion and lost urban space. T&E...

     Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 17:28
  • Publication

    How to decarbonise European transport by 2050

    Transport is Europe's biggest climate problem accounting for 27% of its GHG emissions in 2017. Transport pollution is causing the illness and premature deaths of hundreds of thousands of Europeans...

     Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 08:45
  • Press release

    Europe’s last combustion car must be sold within 15 years – analysis

    Europe must sell its last internal combustion engine car during the early 2030s if it is to decarbonise its transport by 2050 and achieve the goal of the Paris agreement, a...

     Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 06:00
  • Publication

    Roadmap to decarbonising European cars

    Transport is Europe’s biggest source of carbon emissions, contributing 27% to the EU’s total CO2 emissions, with cars representing 45% of these. Transport is also the only sector in...

     Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 06:00