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Slow #electric car uptake due to lack of choice, availability and marketing spend

Slow #electric car uptake due to lack of choice, availability and marketing spend

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

While car makers complain about the lack of recharging points and government incentives, it is the poor choice of electric cars, the lack of availability in showrooms and the few euros spent on marketing them that are as much to blame, a new report by Transport & Environment (T&E) has found. There are just 20 […]

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#Railways: Legislation to get the sector back on track

#Railways: Legislation to get the sector back on track

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

New rules to help EU countries open up their rail transport markets and improve their competitiveness were debated by MEPs on Monday evening (12 DEcember) and voted on Wednesday. The new legislation should help to make travelling by rail cheaper and more attractive. Check out our infographic to find out more about Europe’s railway sector […]

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Commission clarifies EU rules for public passenger transport by rail and road

Commission clarifies EU rules for public passenger transport by rail and road

The European Commission has given guidance today (21 March) on EU rules for public passenger transport services by rail and by road. The rules determine how public authorities across Europe may contract for the provision of public transport services by rail, metro, tram or bus, how to award these contracts and how to compensate for […]

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MEPs to vote on Council agreement for cleaner cars

MEPs to vote on Council agreement for cleaner cars

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MEPs debate an agreement with the Council on cutting CO2 emissions for new passenger cars by 2020 on 24 February and vote on it the following day. This is important as one fifth of all CO2 emissions in Europe comes from cars, while emissions from road transport increased by 26% between 1990 and 2008. Reducing […]

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Commission helps make city journeys easier and greener

Commission helps make city journeys easier and greener

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is stepping up its support for towns and cities in a new ‘urban mobility package’ adopted today (17 December). The Commission will reinforce the exchange of best practice, provide targeted financial support and invest in research and development. In addition, it is encouraging the development of ‘sustainable urban mobility plans’ to stimulate […]

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