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Tag : EU

Fears of post-Brexit UK driver ban overplayed

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The DfT has said it’s confident of mutual licence recognition after Brexit, putting paid to reports that UK drivers could be banned in Europe.

UK faces legal action from EU Commission over air pollution

2 months ago / 0 comments

The UK and eight other EU Member States are waiting to see if they will face further legal action over persistent breaches of air pollution laws.

UK given last chance to redress EU air quality breaches

2 months ago / 0 comments

The UK and eight other EU member states are being called to Brussels in a final push to get air pollution limits under legal limits.

European Parliament moves towards petrol and diesel phase-out

3 months ago / 0 comments

Manufacturers could soon face strict targets for electric and ultra-low emission vehicles as a share of their overall sales, as part of measures to phase out … Read More »

Volkswagen resolute on not offering Dieselgate compensation in Europe

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen Group UK managing director Paul Willis has said that it remains the Group position that “there is no basis for compensation” for customers within the … Read More »

EU to tighten car approval rules to prevent repeat Dieselgate

3 months ago / 0 comments

Stricter car approval and testing rules could be in place by September 2020, helping to prevent another ‘Dieselgate’ saga taking place.

European Parliament backs call for making driver assistance systems compulsory

4 months ago / 0 comments

The European Parliament has given its backing to a call for driver assistance systems such as autonomous emergency braking to be made standard on new cars.

Clock ticking on urgent WLTP tax reforms

6 months ago / 0 comments

As Europe shifts over to the new WLTP fuel economy test cycle, Alex Grant looks at the urgent need for clarity on how tax bands will be reformed to … Read More »

Export of British-built vans, trucks and buses reliant on EU

7 months ago / 0 comments

Nearly two-thirds of British-built vans, trucks and buses were exported during the first six months of 2017, with almost all headed to the EU (94.7%), according … Read More »

EU Commissioner: remove non-compliant diesels from the road

8 months ago / 0 comments

Transport ministers across Europe are being warned that they need to take more action on non-compliant diesel vehicles, including removing them from sale, to curb inner-city … Read More »

EU sets long-awaited target to reduce serious road injuries

9 months ago / 1 comments

European Union transport ministers have formally agreed a target of halving the number of people seriously injured on EU roads by 2030 from their 2020 level.