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.
The European Commission recently published a study on Urban Vehicle Access Regulations (UVAR) that aims to assist policy makers in their implementation. UVARs are measures that regulate vehicular access to urban infrastructure. Examples include congestion charging, low-emission zones (LEZ), and restrictions on certain types of vehicles.
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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.
Amendments 1-69 are now available.
On 13 October, the Environment Council agreed its position on the effort sharing regulation setting out binding annual emissions targets for each member state for the period 2021-2030.
The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, environment, digital, trade, transport and general policy.
Relative prices of different energy carriers are affected by a number of fiscal instruments. At this event, we will hold a discussion on, how fiscal instruments can be adjusted to better accommodate the energy transition.
A summary of the consideration of the draft opinion is available.
A summary of the Policy Department’s presentation on decarbonisation of EU transport is now available.
Results of the Committee’s vote on the adoption of the draft report are available.
After a request from Rapporteur Bas Eickhout the Committee voted to postpone the vote. A new date still has to be decided. They will endeavour to find a slot before the vote in the ENVI Committee (23rd October).
An open Letter on the Europe on the Move mobility package.
FCH JU, together with six other joint undertakings (JUs), will hold an exhibition with the theme ‘Innovation in Action’ in the Espace Emilio Colombo in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, from 23 to 26 October.
A summary of the report back to the Committee on ongoing inter institutional negotiations is available.