Blog: The last-minute addition to ‘Fit for 55’ that has caught member states off guard

Brussels is gearing up for the unveiling of the massive ‘fit for 55’ regulatory package next week – as political wrangling grows over percentages and dates – but national capitals may be starting to fret more about losing revenue and budgetary control.

by Christian Ernhede
Electric cars fresh off the production line at Volkswagen's Dresden factory. The European Commission is keen to soften the impact of stricter climate policy on households that cannot afford to buy cleaner vehicles. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Electric cars fresh off the production line at Volkswagen's Dresden factory. The European Commission is keen to soften the impact of stricter climate policy on households that cannot afford to buy cleaner vehicles. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

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