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    Second 'speed-loving' country wants speed limiters for vans

    The climate on limiting the speed of vans appears to be changing. Following a survey last year that showed Germans are in favour of limiting the top speed of vans, a survey in Italy has come to...

     Monday, May 23, 2011 - 16:53
  • Press release

    First Germans, now speed-loving Italians want van speed limiters

    Nine in ten Italians are in favour of vans being fitted with compulsory speed limiters according to a survey by Doxa, an Italian market research company, on behalf of three environmental...

     Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 12:28
  • Event

    Quiet Please: The Future of EU Noise Policy

    A half-day event co-organised by Transport & Environment, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) & Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)

     Monday, March 28, 2011 - 11:56
  • News

    Weakened van deal agreed as industry signals crisis is over

    MEPs last month approved fuel efficiency standards for vans, just as the van industry, which had lobbied hard for the standards to be weakened because of the economic crisis hitting the automotive...

     Monday, March 21, 2011 - 12:53
  • News

    Spain cuts rail fares and speed limits ‘to save money’

    Spain is reducing the cost of commuter and short-distance rail tickets and has cut its motorway speed limit from 120 km/h to 110 to help people save money following the sudden rise in oil prices...

     Monday, March 21, 2011 - 12:29
  • Press release

    EU agrees weakened van emissions law as industry says 'crisis over'

    The European Parliament has approved weakened CO2 / fuel efficiency standards for vans (light commercial vehicles). The final law says the average new van sold in the EU should emit no more than...

     Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 11:52
  • Publication

    Vans and CO2

    Briefing on proposed CO2 targets for light commercial vehicles.

     Friday, December 24, 2010 - 00:00
  • News

    MEPs and ministers weaken vans legislation

    Efforts to reduce emissions from vans look set to be severely watered down, as the EU’s first law on limiting carbon dioxide from light commercial vehicles nears completion.

     Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 14:56
  • News

    Sowing the seeds of smarter transport policy

    Opinion
    by Jos Dings - T&E Director

    Did we miss something? Last year, the European Commission didn’t propose a single new legislative measure to clean up...

     Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 14:23
  • News

    ‘The greatest wave of innovation since the war’

    A German scientist has described measures to encourage smaller, more fuel-efficient engines and lighter vehicles as ‘the greatest wave of innovation since the second world war’.

     Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 14:10

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