Browse by topic: Lorries, Vans

  • News

    MEPs could be voting to make vehicles louder

    Research carried out for T&E suggests there is a danger that new rules aimed at making vehicles quieter will in fact make them louder for the next 15 years.

     Monday, June 25, 2012 - 12:13
  • Press release

    European Parliament draft report hinders plans for quieter cars

    The lives of millions of Europeans could be blighted by traffic noise pollution for years to come if the European Parliament – under pressure from car manufacturers - backs draft changes to proposed...

     Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 15:58
  • Publication

    Comparing proposed noise limits to current ones

    The European Parliament’s Environment Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) is currently considering a Commission proposal for a Regulation on the sound levels of motor vehicles.  The...

     Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 10:53
  • Event

    A Sound Investment: Reducing Vehicle Noise

    In early July, the European Parliament's ENVI Committee will vote on the first update to EU vehicle noise limits in 20 years.  

    Judith Merkies MEP invites you to a discussion on this...

     Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 15:21
  • News

    MEPs urged to end EU’s ‘deafening silence’ on traffic noise

    The fight against traffic noise is being directed at MEPs, as the European Parliament’s environment committee prepares for a vital vote in July. T&E and two other Brussels-based NGOs have...

     Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 09:26
  • Publication

    New EU vehicle noise limits

    This briefing gives an overview of T&E's views on new noise emission limits for road vehicles, proposed by the European Commission in December 2011.

     Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 15:53
  • Press release

    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
  • Press release

    European Parliament vote on fuel taxes: reaction from Transport & Environment

    Brussels - Fuel tax havens such as Luxembourg and Spain may have to raise their low diesel taxes following a vote in the European Parliament in Strasbourg this afternoon on a proposal to...

     Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 13:32
  • News

    A 20-year wait for a disappointing revision of vehicle noise limits

    The Commission has published its long-awaited proposals on reducing noise from cars, vans, buses and lorries, but the vast majority of cars already meet the first stage of the stricter limits, and...

     Monday, December 19, 2011 - 16:45
  • Publication

    New EU vehicle noise limits

    This two page briefing examines the EU's proposal to revise vehicle noise standards, with T&E's suggestions for how they could be improved to better protect health.

     Friday, December 9, 2011 - 11:31