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Running a truck on e-diesel costs 47% more than its battery-electric counterpart

News from Brussels Transport & Environment - 2022-11-15

Expensive, scarce and less green - e-fuels for trucks will slow down the transition to zero-emission road transport, a new study by NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) shows. …

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COP 27: Road transport committed to decarbonisation, but can’t do it alone

News from Brussels IRU - 2022-11-15

The road transport sector reiterates its commitment to reducing CO2 emissions to net-zero by 2050, in line with the Paris Agreement. But it cannot do it alone. …

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Europe driver shortage to triple by 2026 if no action: new IRU report

News from Brussels IRU - 2022-11-14

A new IRU report shows that truck, bus and coach driver shortages in Europe are spiralling out of control, fuelled by increased transport demand and an ageing driver population. …

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Euro 7 pollution plan's winners and losers

News from Brussels Automotive News Europe - 2022-11-14

After repeated delays, the European Commission last week released its proposed Euro 7 pollution rules, succeeding Euro 6, which came into force in 2014. …

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Timmermans: EU’s 2030 climate goal ‘can now be increased to 57%’

News from Brussels EURACTIV - 2022-11-14

The European Union’s climate chief, Frans Timmermans, arrives in Sharm El-Sheikh for the COP27 summit with some good news: The EU’s 2030 climate goal “can now be increased to 57%,” from 55% previously, he confirmed. …

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EU Commission prioritises automaker profits in historic failure to reduce toxic pollution from cars and trucks

News from Brussels Transport & Environment - 2022-11-10

The European Commission has rejected its own expert advice on new rules for non-CO2 car emissions – Euro 7 – aimed at slashing deadly pollution from cars. …

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Commission proposes new Euro 7 standards to reduce pollutant emissions from vehicles and improve air quality

News from Brussels European Commission - 2022-11-10

On Thursday 10 November 2022, European Commission presented a proposal to reduce air pollution from new motor ve …

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Joint letter of the EU industry: European Energy Taxation should reflect the climate impact of energy carriers

News from Brussels CLEPA - 2022-11-09

The signatories of this letter welcome the initiative of the European Commission for the long overdue recast of the Energy Taxation Directive (ETD). …

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RED III: EU shipowners call for fuel supply requirements to align with FuelEU

News from Brussels ECSA - 2022-11-09

As the trilogue negotiations on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED III) are progressing, ECSA calls on the Parliament and the Council to ensure that the requirements on fuel suppliers in RED III match the requirements pl …

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‘Fit for 55’: EU strengthens emission reduction targets for member states

News from Brussels Council of the EU - 2022-11-08

The Council of the EU and the European Parliament today reached a provisional political agreement on stronger emission reduction targets for member states under the so-called effort-sharing regulation. …

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