MEPs reject weaker noise limits for sports cars

The European Parliament’s environment committee has narrowly rejected proposals that would lead to weaker noise limits for sports cars and lorries

The parliament’s environment committee has narrowly rejected proposals from right-wing political groups that would lead to weaker noise limits for sports cars and lorries compared with what the EU executive has put forward.

Alternative proposals backed by the socialist S&D group, the Liberals (ALDE), Green MEPs and the left-wing GUE/NGL group, which call for more ambitious noise limits for road vehicles, was adopted by 29 MEPs with 28 against.

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