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    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
  • Publication

    Diesel: the true (dirty) story

    This is T&E's report on why Europe’s obsession with diesel cars is bad for its economy, its drivers and the environment.

     Monday, September 18, 2017 - 00:02
  • Press release

    Dirty diesel also worse for the climate than petrol cars - study

    Two years after the Dieselgate scandal exposed the dirty nature of diesel cars, a new study by Transport...

     Monday, September 18, 2017 - 00:01
  • Publication

    Does sharing cars really reduce car use?

    The average car sits unused for more than 90% of the time, carries on average just one and a half people and costs, on average, €6,500 a year to own and run. Each car occupies 150m2 of urban land...

     Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:34
  • 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

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