Revision of type approval legislation

Ensuring this proposal is fit for purpose in the aftermath of the Volkswagen scandal



Welcome and opening remarks 
Pascal Durand, Greens/EFA shadow 10:00
Panel 1: Independence and proper functioning of type-approval authorities and technical services
Moderated by Karima Delli, EMIS Green Shadow Guest speakers:

  • Greg Archer, T&E Director for Clean Vehicles
  • Hans Jürgen Mäurer, Dekra (Technical Service)

Discussion and questions 10:45
Panel 2: Market surveillance and withdrawal of type approval
Moderated by Bas Eickhout, EMIS Green Coordinator Guest speaker :
Chris Carroll, BEUC Discussion/questions 11:30
Panel 3: Making data and decisions more transparent

Moderated by Julia Reda, Green MEP member of IMCO and EMIS Guest speakers:

  • Jürgen Retsch, Deutsche Umweltshilfe
  • Maarten Balk and Bert De Rooij, RDW (Dutch type approval authorities)

Discussion/questions     12:15-13:00
Strategic debate, way forward and conclusion

Moderated by Pascal Durand Comments by European Commission (Head of Unit Joanna Szychowska) and JRC (tbc)