Browse by topic: Press release, Cars, Freight, Noise

  • Press release

    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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    Measures to improve fuel efficiency also reduce vehicle noise, T&E report reveals

    After three postponements the Environment Committee of the European Parliament will finally vote next week on noise limits for vehicles. Contrary to industry concerns, a new report published today...

     Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 14:54
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    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

    New vehicle noise standards proposed

    After a twenty-year wait, the European Commission has today proposed new standards to cut noise levels from cars, vans, buses and lorries.

     Friday, December 9, 2011 - 14:13
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    Porsches up to four times louder under German government proposal

    Future Porsche sports cars could get away with being almost four times noisier than regular cars while high performance versions of the BMW 3 series, Audi A4 and Mini Cooper could become almost...

     Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 09:49
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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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    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