The European Commission will assess whether a deal between the German government and carmakers adequately responds to the car emissions scandal, a spokesperson said on ..
News 3 Aug 2017
The European Investment Bank has put on hold lending to Volkswagen after the EU’s anti-fraud watchdog concluded its investigation into whether EU loans contributed to ..
News 2 Aug 2017
All pollution permits held by large combustion plants will be reviewed in the next four years to ensure compliance with stricter EU standards by mid-2021, ..
News 1 Aug 2017
The UK has followed France in announcing plans to stop petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from being sold in the country after 2040 ..
News 27 Jul 2017
- Transport,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The MEP leading talks on the EU car type-approval reform believes a deal is possible this year, while questioning whether countries fully grasp the need ..
News 24 Jul 2017
Countries need to scale up efforts to tackle key pollutants “substantially” to avoid missing EU targets, the European Environment Agency said on Monday ..
News 3 Jul 2017
EU experts have agreed to designate bisphenol A a human endocrine disruptor on top of its current repro-toxic classification, paving the way for an EU ..
News 16 Jun 2017
EU transport ministers have demanded more freedom to choose how to charge for road usage following the European Commission’s proposal to revise the rules to ..
News 8 Jun 2017
The European Commission has proposed to base EU road tolls on the distance driven to account for CO2 emissions, while electric cars will get a ..
News 31 May 2017
New Eurostat figures show three-quarters of EU freight continue to be transported by road despite a push by policymakers towards greener trains and inland ships ..
News 26 May 2017
New draft EU pollution standards for waste incinerators will be mandatory but could be lower for some pollutants if adopted in their current form ..
News 25 May 2017
- Waste & Resources,The EU's Circular Economy package,Packaging,Packaging
EU member states are set to endorse on Friday recycling targets well below those called for by the European Parliament, signalling difficult negotiations ahead, leaked ..
News 17 May 2017
EU countries have reached an agreement on new car-approval rules despite opposition from Germany and Latvia, but discussions over fines will continue ..
News 15 May 2017
EU truck-makers will need to certify the CO2 emissions of the vehicles they manufacture from January 2019 using a simulator known as VECTO after it ..
News 12 May 2017