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EU road safety coalition commits to work towards zero traffic fatalities

3 months ago / 1 comments

A coalition of major players in the European car and automotive industry has signed a road safety pledge to contribute to achieving zero traffic fatalities by … Read More »

EU plans to make Europe a leader in EV battery tech

4 months ago / 0 comments

The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability … Read More »

EU to take UK to highest court over air pollution

4 months ago / 0 comments

The UK and five other countries are being referred to the European Court of Justice over ongoing failures to tackle air pollution.

Fears of post-Brexit UK driver ban overplayed

7 months 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

12 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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.