Browse by topic: Fuels, Pricing and taxation

  • Publication

    Fuel and carbon taxation in the EU

    Briefing on how a revised Energy Taxation Directive could make transport greener and the economy more efficient.

     Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 14:07
  • News

    Sarkozy withdraws carbon tax as France resists trend towards higher fuel taxes

    France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy has abandoned his highly publicised tax on carbon emissions. But recent trends among EU finance ministries suggest the French are moving against the tide.

     Monday, April 19, 2010 - 08:24
  • News

    Biodiesel tax exemption scrapped

    Norway is planning to scrap a tax exemption for biodiesel, joining a growing number of countries taking the view that users of biofuels should pay for them instead of taxpayers.

     Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 15:32
  • News

    An opportunity for low-carbon transport that costs nothing

    Editorial by Jos Dings, T&E Director

    There’s a golden opportunity just waiting to be seized in the field of European transport, but the first indications are that it will be missed.

     Friday, September 11, 2009 - 17:20
  • Press release

    Commission's 'future of transport' strategy needs a reality check says T&E

    The European Commission has published its vision for the future of transport policy in the European Union. But the paper completely underestimates the challenges and proposes no concrete...

     Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 18:42
  • News

    Belgian 'cliquet tax' revived

    Belgium has reintroduced its 'cliquet tax' by which fuel tax goes up when the price of fuel goes down (but doesn’t go down when fuel prices go up). The tax was suspended last year when fuel...

     Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 17:30
  • News

    Biofuels tax

    Switzerland this month removed its taxation on biofuels such as ethanol to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the country's transport.

     Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 17:45
  • News

    Oil price 'good'

    The rising price of oil is good news, according to the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Speaking at the OECD's annual meeting, Angel Gurria said it would...

     Monday, June 16, 2008 - 15:49
  • News

    Bonus and penalty

    Austria is offering a bonus of €300 for cars with CO2 emissions of no more than 120 g/km, but cars with over 180g will pay €25 per gram over the 180 mark from July, and the same over 160g from...

     Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 14:45
  • Publication

    Fuel Prices in Europe

     Tuesday, September 13, 2005 - 16:34