Browse by topic: Lorries, Vans

  • Press release

    Commission bends to car industry pressure

    EC plan for a 2020 competitive car and lorry industry omits key environmental promises.

    The Commission’s Cars 2020 Action Plan (1) for a competitive and sustainable automotive industry in...

     Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 13:06
  • News

    Tyre label has vital lessons for fuel efficiency in road and air transport

    by Nina Renshaw - T&E deputy director

    There aren’t many downsides to working at T&E, but if I have to name one, it is that we don’t often...

     Friday, October 26, 2012 - 15:25
  • News

    Traffic noise ‘compromise’ written by Porsche

    An attempt to find a compromise on updating noise limits for vehicles has been postponed after it became clear the draft text put forward in the European Parliament had been written by Porsche. The...

     Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 17:28
  • Opinion

    T&E rejects blackmail accusation over noise draft law

    On 19 September, the European Voice published on its website an article where Mr Miroslav Ouzky MEP accuses T&E of blackmailing and intimidating him. Intimidation and blackmail are serious...

     Friday, September 21, 2012 - 15:47
  • Press release

    EU draft law to cut traffic noise written by Porsche

     Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:04
  • Opinion

    Why increasing fuel taxes is a sensible choice

    In this blog post, T&E director, Jos Dings, explains why raising fuel taxes does make sense even in times of economic crisis and dispels the myth according to which a lower taxation on fuel...

     Monday, September 3, 2012 - 16:40
  • 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