Directive 2009/33/EC on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles

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Series Details L 120, Pages 5-12
Publication Date 15/05/2009
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Summary:

This Directive aims at promoting and stimulating the development of a market for clean and energy-efficient vehicles. With regard to procurement for public transport, the Directive requires public authorities and some other operators to take into account the impact of these vehicles during their operational lifetime in terms of energy consumption, CO2 emissions and other pollutant emissions.

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The Directive applies to contracts for the purchase of road transport vehicles entered into by:

  • contracting authorities and contracting entities;
  • operators for the discharge of public service obligations under a public service contract.
Source Link http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/2009/33/oj
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European Commission: Clean Vehicles Directive https://ec.europa.eu/transport/themes/urban/vehicles/directive_en
UK Government: Guidance, August 2011: Applying the directive on the promotion of clean and energy efficient road transport vehicles https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidelines-for-the-directive-on-the-promotion-of-clean-and-energy-efficient-road-transport-vehicles-2009-33-ec

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