Parliament approves EU rules requiring life-saving technologies in vehicles
Safety features such as intelligent speed assistance and advanced emergency-braking system will have to be installed in new vehicles as from May 2022.Read more
Road safety: Data show improvements in 2018 but further concrete and swift actions are needed
Fewer people died on European roads last year but more efforts are needed to make a big leap forward, according to new, preliminary figures on road fatalities for 2018 published by the European Commission.Read more
Parliament backs new CO2 emissions limits for cars and vans
Plans to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from cars and vans by 2030, already informally agreed with EU ministers, were approved by MEPs.Read more
Parliament backs proposal to end switch between summer and winter time in 2021
MEPs voted to end the practice of adjusting clocks by an hour in spring and autumn from 2021. EU countries that decide to keep their summer time should make their final clock change on the last Sunday in March 2021.Read more
Car rentals: EU action leads to clearer and more transparent pricing
Following a call from the European Commission and EU consumer authorities, five industry leaders, Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt, have changed the way they present car rental prices, making them fully transparent to consumers.Read more
Road Safety: new rules clear way for clean, connected and automated mobility on EU roads
The European Commission has today adopted new rules stepping up the deployment of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) on Europe's roads.Read more
Main results of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy)
The Council adopted a general approach on the revision of the regulation on tyres labelling. The revision updates the energy and safety performance labels for tyres and extends the scope of the labelling system to tyres for heavy duty vehicles.Read more
Main results of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council
The Council was updated on the state of play on the clean energy package, the Connecting Europe Facility and the gas directive. Ministers held a first exchange of views on the Commission's strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy.Read more
Commission reports on fulfilment of visa-free requirements by Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries
This annual report shows that the visa liberalisation requirements for the concerned countries continue to be met but that action – in some cases immediate – is required for a number of countries in specific areas to ensure this continues to be...Read more
Main results of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Transport)
Main results of the Competitiveness Council
The Council reached agreement on its position (general approach) on the platform-to-business regulation and the general safety of vehicles regulation.Read more
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