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    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

    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
  • Press release

    EU weakens fuel efficiency standards for vans

    The automotive industry, backed by the governments of Germany, Italy and France has succeeded in severely weakening an EU law setting CO2 standards for new vans.

     Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 18:20
  • Press release

    Solutions to end harmful subsidies in EU Budget revealed in new report

    A new report launched today by seven green NGOs proposes concrete solutions to put an end to environmentally harmful subsidies within the EU Budget. In this time of austerity, European taxpayers'...

     Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 15:32
  • Press release

    Carmakers exaggerated time needed for CO2 cuts

    European carmakers are set to achieve mandatory EU targets for new car CO2 emissions years ahead of time according to a new report published today...

     Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 00:01
  • News

    Van law weakened as it comes close to approval

    The EU’s first legislation limiting carbon dioxide emissions from light commercial vehicles (vans) has moved a step closer, but has been weakened in the process. MEPs on the European Parliament’s...

     Monday, October 25, 2010 - 14:05
  • News

    Better future for e-cars than renewables?

    A leading bank says it expects the market for electric vehicles to be bigger than the market for renewable energy over the next 10 years.

     Monday, October 25, 2010 - 13:31
  • Press release

    Parliament votes to weaken van CO2 law

    The European Parliament's environment committee (ENVI) has voted to weaken a proposed law setting fuel efficiency standards for new vans.

     Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 19:09