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Air pollution

An agreement between the European Parliament and Council revising EU air quality legislation, setting out national limits on a range of air pollutants, was today confirmed (1). The Greens condemned the final agreement, which significantly weakens the draft legislation proposed by the European Commis...
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Revision of type approval legislation

This conference will deal with the independence and proper functioning of type-approval authorities and technical services; the market surveillance and withdrawal of cars and also about making data and decisions more transparent
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EMIS hearing 20 June 2016

Latest speaker of the day in the Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) was Nick Molden from Emission analytics.
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EMIS hearing 20 June 2016

The first hearing of the Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) with representatives of the European Commission was held on 21st of June with representatives of the Technical Committee of Motor Vehicles (TCMV) and the Type-Approval Authorities Expert Group (TAAEG), who coordinate the work on RDE-LD…
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EMIS hearing 16 June 2016

In the afternoon of the same day, Prof Dr-Ing Kai Borgeest followed his invitation to the Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS).
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EMIS hearing 16 June 2016

The Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) heard Pascoe Sabido and Olivier Hoedeman as witnesses.
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EMIS hearing 16 June 2016

The second part of the afternoon session of the Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) saw Mr Daniel Lange, a long time veteran of the software side of the car industry who at the moment is working for software firm Faster IT as a consultant.
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Car pollution scandal

The European Parliament's inquiry committee, set up to investigate the car pollution scandal, today met for the first time. The committee elected its chair and vice chair and is now set to deliberate for 12 months, holding hearings with key representatives from the European Commission and nation...
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Learning the lessons of 'dieselgate'

EFA MEP Jordi Sebastià wants Europe to learn the lessons of the so-called 'dieselgate' scandal which famously saw car manufacturer Volkswagen exposed for having installed software to manipulate emissions readings from its vehicles. The scandal was originally revealed by the Interna...
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Greens/EFA Roadmap for the Committee of Inquiry

Greens/EFA set up a six-step roadmap which aims at establishing the facts, hearing scientists and technology providers, interrogating vehicles manufacturers and investigating whether the EU Commission and Member States authorities failed to act