Communication on ‘A European strategy for low-emission mobility’

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Series Details COM (2016) 501
Publication Date 20/07/2016
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Communication published by the European Commission in July 2016, which sets out a strategy for a transition to low-emission mobility in the European Union (EU).

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The Communication - adopted by the European Commission on 20 July 2016 - sets out an Action Plan listing the actions it planned to take going forward, subject to better regulation principles and processes so as to ensure an measures proposed are evidence-based, effective, efficient, proportionate and in full respect of subsidiarity. These actions address key levers to tilt the transport sector in the right direction in respect of technology neutrality and contributing to jobs, growth and investment.

This document was published alongside a Communication on transitioning to a low-carbon economy, which provided the context to a package of legislative measures published on the same day.

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EUR-Lex: SWD(2016)244: Commission Staff Working Document accompanying the communication
European Commission: Fact Sheet, 20/07/2016: A European Strategy for low-emission mobility

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