European cities push green vehicle procurement

A network representing over 100 European cities has called for the development of purchasing syndicates for clean buses. Following a meeting in Brussels, the Civitas initiative said that, in the absence of European or national legislation, it had a "unique opportunity" to use green procurement to boost the volume and quality of clean vehicles and fuels production. The European Commission's 2000 proposal for an EU target of 20% biofuels and other substitute fuels by 2020 (EED 20/08/01) "can be met", Civitas said. See press release.

The full text of this article is only available to subscribers and free trialists. To login,please enter your email address and subscriber access code below.

Not a subscriber or free trialist? Why not take a free 14 day trial or subscribe today!

Having trouble logging in? Please contact our helpdesk

Back to top Back to top