Browse by topic: Freight, Public and urban, Standards

  • Press release

    EU lawmakers support life-saving ‘direct vision’ cabs for trucks and buses

    The European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee today backed safer ‘direct vision’ trucks and buses [1], amongst a dozen new life-saving measures for cars, vans, buses and trucks. The new...

     Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:42
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    Just one in 10 urban buses sold in Europe now fully electric – analysis

    Fully electric buses only account for 9% of urban bus sales in Europe – despite being cost competitive with diesel buses when the costs of air pollution and noise are taken into account. That’s...

     Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:57
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    Electric buses arrive on time

    Urban buses are the first transport mode where electrification is having a significant impact today. This trend is driven primarily by the rising awareness of toxic air pollution in our cities...

     Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:46
  • News

    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
  • News

    CO2 standards for 2025 needed – Parliament report

    CO2 standards for new vehicles have been proven to work and new targets should be introduced for 2025 and 2030, a...

     Monday, February 29, 2016 - 09:56
  • Press release

    European Parliament fails to clean up diesel trains

    Train passengers and citizens living along rail-lines must continue to breathe toxic diesel fumes, the European Parliament decided today. Sustainable transport group Transport & Environment...

     Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 17:50
  • News

    UK faces air quality fine

    The European Commission is taking legal action against the UK over claims it is exceeding limits on air pollution from traffic. Britain has two months to respond to the case that it breached EU...

     Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 17:04
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    EU citizens call for quick action to curb traffic noise

    Traffic noise is a serious concern for Europeans, and the EU must act quickly to tackle the issue. That is the call from citizens from several European countries in a video clip published today (1...

     Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 00:01
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    Environmental groups welcome new pollution limits for lorries

    The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Transport and Environment (T&E) have welcomed today's vote in the European Parliament on 'EURO VI' air pollution limits for new lorries and buses...

     Tuesday, December 16, 2008 - 10:30