The European Commission is inviting comments on the legal framework exempting liner shipping consortia from EU antitrust rules that prohibit anticompetitive agreements between companies, known as the “Consortia Block Exemption Regulation”.
The European Commission appears to be siding with car manufacturers in its assessment of the impacts of the planned European C02 regulation for cars and light commercial vehicles, in a report published today. Such a blatant attempt to exert political influence before the European Parliament casts its vote on the file in plenary on 3 October is unusual to say the least.
Hanover, 19 September 2018 – The leaders of Europe’s truck industry are calling on EU member states to act swiftly when it comes to deciding on legislation fixing the region’s first-ever CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles.
A summary of the Committee’s consideration of the draft report is now available.