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Fact sheet: ‘Euro’ pollutant emission standards

News from Brussels ACEA - 2022-11-07

The EU automobile industry has invested heavily in complex exhaust control technology to deliver vehicles which go beyond today’s stringent emission standards. …

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Continuously open call for applications for the selection of members of the expert group 'Single European Railway Area Forum'

News from Brussels European Commission - 2022-11-07

On 2 August 2016, the European Commission’s Directorate-General Mobility and Transport set up the Commission Expert Group on Rail Market Access in order to advise the Commission during the preparation of legislative acts as envisaged by& …

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Top EU commissioner calls for ‘no taboos’ review of 2035 car ban

News from Brussels POLITICO - 2022-11-04

The EU could still hit the brakes on its plan to phase out sales of polluting cars by 2035 if the market for electric vehicles doesn't take off in time, according to Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton. …

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EVs energise new car market but chargepoint rollout must accelerate

News from Brussels SMMT - 2022-11-04

The UK new car market recorded a third month of growth in October, with registrations rising by more than a quarter (26.4%) to 134,344 units, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). …

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Advanced biofuels are essential to transport’s green transformation

News from Brussels EURACTIV - 2022-11-03

Advanced biofuels made from waste products do not impact land use, making them an ideal means to decarbonise the current vehicle fleet, as well as transport modes unsuited to electrification, writes Nicholas Ball (Dr Nicholas Ball is the …

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European road freight rates soften after hitting another all-time high in Q3

News from Brussels IRU - 2022-11-03

Diesel prices, driver shortages and drought in Europe have all played a significant role to push average European road freight rates up again in Q3 despite lower consumer spending. …

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Fuel types of new cars: battery electric 11.9%, hybrid 22.6% and petrol 37.8% market share in Q3 2022

News from Brussels ACEA - 2022-11-03

In the Q3 of 2022, the market share of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) increased further as sales continued to rise. BEVs now account for 11.9% of total EU passenger car registrations (up from 9.8% in Q3 2021). …

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EU ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2035 explained

News from Brussels European Parliament - 2022-11-03

To reach its climate neutrality goal by 2050, the EU is taking action to reduce emissions from cars as road transport accounts for one fifth of the EU’s CO2 emissions. In June 2022, Parliament backed the European Commissio …

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EU asks US for same treatment as Canada and Mexico in EV sales

News from Brussels Automotive News Europe - 2022-10-31

EU asks US for same treatment as Canada and Mexico in sales of EVs, batteries and sustainable energy equipment. …

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Sweden’s new trade chief sees ‘worrying’ aspects in US electric car tax credit

News from Brussels POLITICO - 2022-10-30

Sweden is joining France and Germany in voicing concerns over the United States' new electric vehicle tax credit, and Stockholm will use its upcoming presidency of the Council of the EU to push to "improve" transatlantic relations on thi …

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