The agenda includes an item on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles.
“Preliminary data for 2016 show that the total public RD&D budget of IEA member countries was $16.6 billion. While these funding levels are among the highest since 1974, accounting for inflation and relative purchasing power, this represents the fourth straight year of decline. Companies are also spending less than they were three years ago. This is cause for concern.”
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To reduce oil dependency, policy-makers should consider the benefits of using alternative energy fuels and their high potential to contribute to decarbonisation and reduce pollution. These advantages are key part of the ‘g-mobility’ concept – an approach that advocates for the use of gas in transport and opens the door to the much-needed sustainable mobility.
Update: Activity reports have been published.
European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič today (12 October) arrives in Finland for the Energy Union tour.
Results of the Committee’s vote on the adoption of the draft report are available.
A few weeks ahead of the next OPEC meeting, Saudi Arabia and Russia have strengthened their relationship with a high level summit, and a series of investment agreements accompanied by statements suggesting that the current oil output cuts might be tightened. Full article…
A summary of the report back to the Committee on ongoing inter institutional negotiations is available.