Member States, the European Parliament, health and environment NGOs, patient groups, car owners, scientists, industry associations and businesses will gather: (1) to ensure that Dieselgate-like breaches of environmental, consumer and other laws will not be repeated, (2) to safeguard the interests of consumers, the environment and patient groups, and (3) to restore the public trust in European sustainable car production.
The EU is committed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, and road transport must make a relevant contribution to this target. This is why today the plenary in Strasbourg will vote on a report drafted by S&D MEP Damiano Zoffoli aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles.
A summary of the consideration of the draft report is now available.
As part of the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is today proposing to renew the ‘Connecting Europe Facility’, with €42.3 billion to support investments in the European infrastructure networks for transport (€30.6 billion), energy (€8.7 billion) and digital (€3 billion).