Commission unveils second Clean Mobility Package

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Publication Date 08/11/2017
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The Clean Mobility Package includes the following documents:

+ Communication 'Delivering on low-emission mobility: A European Union that protects the planet, empowers its consumers and defends its industry and workers';

+ Communication 'Towards the broadest use of alternative fuels: an Action Plan on Alternative Fuels Infrastructure', aiming to increase the level of ambition of national plans, to increase investment, and improve consumer acceptance;

+ Proposal amending Directive 2009/33/EU on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles;

+ Proposal amending Directive 92/106/EEC on the establishment of common rules for certain types of combined transport of goods between Member States;

+ Proposal amending Regulation No 1073/2009 on common rules for access to the international market for coach and bus services;

+ Proposal for a Regulation setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars and for new light commercial vehicles and amending Regulation (EC) No 715/2007 (recast).

Background information:

This package is part of a wider political context to make European industry stronger and more competitive, following up on the Renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy. It is the second mobility package presented by the Commission in 2017, following the first one put forward in May.

This set of proposals was adopted as the COP23 - the international climate conference - took place in Bonn. The Commission presented a Communication on the implementation of the Paris Agreement commitments in March 2016, followed by a 'European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility' in July 2016. The second Clean Mobility package aims to support the implementation of those principles.The European Commission unveiled on 8 November 2017 its Clean Mobility Package, a set of legislative proposals setting new targets for passenger cars and vans regarding their CO2 emissions, aiming to support the transition to low-emission emission mobility.

Related Links
European Commission: DG Mobility and Transport: Newsm 08.11.17: Commission takes action to reinforce EU's global leadership in clean vehicles
European Commission: DG Communication: IP/17/4242, 08.11.17: Commission takes action to reinforce EU's global leadership in clean vehicles
European Commission: DG Communication: MEMO/17/4243, 08.11.17: Driving Clean Mobility: Questions & Answers on the initiatives that protect the planet, empower its consumers, and defend its industry and workers
Deutsche Welle, 08.11.17: EU proposes 30 percent CO2 reduction for cars by 2030
The Guardian, 08.11.17: Europe's carmakers face 30% emission cuts target
BBC News, 08.11.17: EU car firms should cut CO2 emissions by 30% from 2030
Euronews, 08.11.17: EU looks to toughen clean transport targets
EurActiv, 08.11.17: EU unveils proposal to clean up transport, boost electric vehicles
EurActiv, 13.10.17: [Opinion] Time to push e-mobility
Euro|topics: EU wants to reduce CO2 car emissions

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