A half-day event co-organised by Transport & Environment, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) & Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)
Briefing on proposed CO2 targets for light commercial vehicles.
An analysis of carmaker progress towards EU CO2 targets in 2009.
A change may be in the air in Spain, following a call by the president of the National Confederation of Construction Works for the country to introduce more road tolls.
European vanmakers have attacked the European Commission's proposal to cut CO2 emissions and improve the fuel efficiency of light commercial vehicles (LCVs). This paper examines five of their key arguments and attempts to present a more balancedview of the issue.
[mailchimp_signup][/mailchimp_signup]This report is the fourth T&E has published on the annual progress Europe’s major car manufacturers have made in reducing CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new cars.
Cars are set to become noisier as a result of a new legally-binding measurement standard to be agreed by a United Nations body.
A study by a German economics institute has heavily criticised car 'scrappage' schemes as distorting competition, subsidising cars, and creating problems for the future.
The Commission has opened a new laboratory to test fuel consumption and emissions from lorries and buses in more realistic conditions than are used in general 'type approval' tests.
EU economics ministers have asked the Commission to coordinate ‘vehicle scrapping schemes’ – taxpayer-funded payments to people who replace an old car with a new one. The schemes are being touted as environment-friendly, but T&E disputes this.