The European parliament's industry committee has been criticised for watering down EU plans to phase out inefficient and noisy tyres following a vote on Tuesday. Green transport group T&E accused the committee of trying to "delay and weaken" a European commission proposal tabled in May (EED 23/05/08).
MEPs adopted an opinion to the internal market committee leading parliament discussions on the issue. The opinion's main elements are mirrored in a draft report by rapporteur Andreas Schwab, according to T&E. The group also accused MEPs of bowing to industry pressure.
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