La Commission européenne a accepté la requête soumise par la France et l’Allemagne, lui demandant d’examiner le projet d’acquisition des Chantiers de l’Atlantique par Fincantieri sur la base du règlement de l’UE sur les concentrations.
The emissions performance of vehicles is improving, but continuous monitoring is needed to follow the implementation of the new vehicle emissions legislation and compliance with it, according to a new JRC Science for Policy report.
The VW Group’s effort to build trust in the recalls and the significant improvement in the information provided to consumers, are welcomed. The rate of repair is now reaching 80% and the Group committed to continue the free-of-charge update and the related de facto guarantee to solve problems that arise after the update until the end of 2020. However, the Commission and the consumer authorities regret that the company could not give a full and clear guarantee in case of problems after the repair.
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 key decisions taken by the Commission are presented below and grouped by policy area. The Commission is also closing 104 cases in which the issues with the Member States concerned have been solved without the Commission needing to pursue the procedure further.