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    Europe embarks on a journey to zero-emission transport

    Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomes European Commission’s proposal today on smart road tolls and its commitment to zero-emission mobility. The Commission also...

     Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:40
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    Effectiveness of EU tyre label scheme will depend on retailers

    The European Parliament has approved a new energy efficiency, safety and noise labelling scheme for new tyres. Transport & Environment says the label is a step forward but much will now...

     Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 12:45
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    EU punctures tyre efficiency label plan

    Sustainable transport campaigners and consumer groups have jointly criticised a last-minute EU deal on a new energy efficiency, safety and noise label for vehicle tyres. The latest legal text,...

     Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 11:47
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    Tyres to get energy, noise and safety label

    Tyre and vehicle retailers will have to provide customers with detailed information on the energy efficiency, safety and noise performance of tyres following a vote in the European Parliament's...

     Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 13:00
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    Massive setback for money-saving, safer, and quieter tyres

    The introduction of road vehicle tyres that are safer, quieter and save money though lower fuel costs, have been delayed by up to fourteen years following a vote today in the European Parliament...

     Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 14:00
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    New tyre rules will save fuel but fail on noise

    An informal political agreement has been reached on Europe's first energy efficiency and noise standards for car and lorry tyres.

     Monday, February 23, 2009 - 11:00
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    European Parliament backs quiet, energy-efficient tyres

    The European Parliament's internal market committee has voted to support proposed legislation that would make tyres quieter and more energy efficient. The decision effectively overturns a vote...

     Tuesday, December 2, 2008 - 12:00
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    Tyre noise exemption for SUVs as research shows traffic noise causing more deaths than car accidents

    The European Commission is set to propose new noise and energy efficiency standards for tyres with a blanket exemption for Europe's noisiest and most gas gazzling sports-utility vehicles (SUVs),...

     Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 11:56