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  • News

    EU biofuels target is hindering real progress on fuel quality

    Editorial by Jos Dings
    T&E Director

    It may not seem like it to people outside the Brussels ‘microcosmos’, but the debate on the future of EU biofuels policy is reaching fever...

     Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 15:30
  • News

    Congestion charge trebled for gas guzzlers

    The mayor of London says he wants to charge drivers of the highest-consumption cars three times the cost of entering the city centre – €32.50 instead of €10.40 – to send out a...

     Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 14:34
  • News

    Environment experts to have say on sustainability criteria in setting future fuel quality standards

    EU environment ministers will have a major say on the sustainability criteria that will accompany the future of European transport fuels, following a decision by representatives of the 27...

     Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 14:24
  • News

    Transport is undermining EU climate efforts, says EEA

    The European Environment Agency has attacked the transport sector for causing the EU to miss its Kyoto greenhouse gas reduction target. And its leading official has called for much stricter...

     Monday, March 10, 2008 - 18:24
  • Press release

    Europe must back long term car CO2 standards and strict penalties

    T&E welcomes the broadly positive response of Environment Ministers to legally binding new car CO2 targets proposed by the European Commission in December, but urges all member states to back...

     Monday, March 3, 2008 - 18:00
  • Publication

    Consumer Label for Tyres in Europe

     Saturday, March 1, 2008 - 10:00
  • Press release

    Environmental groups welcome UK government concern over biofuels

    Environmental groups BirdLife International, EEB, Friends of the Earth and Transport and Environment, welcome UK transport secretary Ruth Kelly's announcement that the UK will initiate a wide...

     Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 16:00
  • News

    Lifetime costs

    The Commission’s long-awaited draft legislation on the rules for public authorities to buy road vehicles came out in December, and as expected they will require all authorities in the EU to...

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 16:32
  • News

    Unfair claim

    The Belgian advertising authority has condemned the Swedish car maker Saab for claiming unjustifiable environmental benefits for one of its cars. Saab has been advertising that its new ‘biopower...

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 16:28
  • News

    'Award' for anti-CO2 lobbying

    BMW, Daimler and Porsche have won a ‘Worst EU Lobbying Award’ for their lobbying to water down and delay the...

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 16:04