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26 Jun 2020 Air pollution: Most EU Member States not on track GTR No. 4 | Worldwide Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Certification Procedure, GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, WP.29 Regulatory Project | Electric Vehicle Environmental Performance, UN Regulation No. 154 | Light Vehicle Emissions Type Approval Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC European Commission
16 Dec 2019 New EU General Safety Regulation published in the Official Journal WP.29 Regulatory Project | Data Storage Systems for Automated Driving, WP.29 Regulatory Project | Awareness of Vulnerable Road Users in Low-speed Maneuvers, UN Regulation No. 125 | Driver Forward Field of Vision, UN Regulation No. 137 | Restraint System in Frontal Impact, UN Regulation No. 151 | Blind-spot information systems (BSIS), and UN Regulation No. 152 | Automatic Emergency Braking for M1/N1 vehicles Working Party on Noise and Tyres (GRBP) Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling (GRE) Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) Working Party on Automated and Connected Vehicles (GRVA) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
27 Mar 2019 European Parliament adoption of new CO2 emission standards for cars and vans UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
16 Nov 2018 European Commission presents final road safety figures for 2017 United Nations Agreement | 1958 Agreement, United Nations Agreement | 1997 Agreement on Periodical Technical Inspections, and United Nations Agreement | 1998 Global Agreement Working Party on Noise (GRB) Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling (GRE) Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
12 Mar 2018 EC publishes 4th RDE package GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC European Commission
12 Feb 2018 Fleets urged to fit Advanced Driver Assistance Systems to all vehicles UN Regulation No. 131 | Advanced Emergency Braking Systems Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
7 Dec 2017 EU agreement on tighter rules for safer and cleaner cars GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC, EU, and JRC European Commission, European Union, and European Commission Joint Research Centre
5 Dec 2017 EU supervision at issue in final talks on new car rules Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
8 Nov 2017 EU proposal for post-2020 CO2 targets for cars and vans Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
8 Nov 2017 EU plans credits, fines to boost low-emission car production Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
27 Jul 2017 Video: Real Driving Emissions (RDE) testing of cars UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions and UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC European Commission
21 Apr 2017 EU to propose linking CO2 emissions for trucks, cars to road toll charges GTR No. 2 | Motorcycle Emissions and Fuel Consumption, GTR No. 4 | Worldwide Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Certification Procedure, GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) ACEA, EC, and EU European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, European Commission, and European Union
6 Apr 2017 EU Commission drives home merits of autonomous vehicles WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) CLEPA and EC European Association of Automotive Suppliers and European Commission
28 Mar 2017 Encouraging results in 2016 call for continued efforts to save lives on EU roads Working Party on Noise (GRB) Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling (GRE) Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
20 Feb 2017 EU commissioner condemns 'delay' in post-Dieselgate reform World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
22 Dec 2016 EU legal guide on emissions still not ready GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
21 Dec 2016 Europe Could Soon Prevent All New Cars from Breaking the Speed Limit Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) EC European Commission
19 Dec 2016 Calls for independent EU body to regulate vehicle emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) ACEA, EC, EU, and T&E European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, European Commission, European Union, and Transport & Environment
9 Dec 2016 EU parliament opinion on reform of the type-approval system World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
8 Dec 2016 UK says will respond 'in the strongest terms' to EU action over Volkswagen scandal GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC, EU, and UK European Commission, European Union, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
7 Dec 2016 EU takes action against UK, Germany over VW emissions scandal GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC, EU, Germany, and UK European Commission, European Union, Germany, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
30 Nov 2016 EU strategy on cooperative, connected and automated mobility WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles and UN Regulation No. 155 | Cyber Security and Cyber Security Management UN Task Force on Cybersecurity and Software Updates (TFCS) Intelligent Transport Systems-Automated Driving (ITS/AD) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
25 Nov 2016 Why doesn't the EU have a road transport agency? World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
9 Nov 2016 Europe-wide test bed for driverless cars needed WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC, EU, and UK European Commission, European Union, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
8 Nov 2016 Car industry dominates EU emissions rule-making body Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) ACEA, Denmark, EC, EU, ICCT, JAMA, Netherlands, RDW, Spain, T&E, and UK European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, Denmark, European Commission, European Union, International Council on Clean Transportation, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Netherlands, RDW Rijksdienst voor Wegverkeer, Spain, Transport & Environment, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
8 Nov 2016 EU-Japan FTA on 'last mile' - European Commission World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) CLEPA, EC, EU, and JAMA European Association of Automotive Suppliers, European Commission, European Union, and Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association
2 Nov 2016 Germany considers banning fossil cars by 2030, signaling an electric future for European transport Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC, EU, and Germany European Commission, European Union, and Germany
19 Oct 2016 A former Ferrari F1 engineer says gaze tracking is key to self-driving cars WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
18 Oct 2016 US and EU battle for first place in self-driving car sprint WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Intelligent Transport Systems-Automated Driving (ITS/AD) EC and NHTSA European Commission and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
21 Sep 2016 VECTO - Bringing down CO2 emissions and fuel costs of heavy-duty vehicles GTR No. 4 | Worldwide Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Certification Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) ACEA and EC European Automobile Manufacturers' Association and European Commission
25 Aug 2016 Self-driving cars hit European speed bump United Nations Agreement | 1968 Vienna Convention on Road Traffic and WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Automatically Commanded Steering Functions (ACSF) Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Informal Group on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Intelligent Transport Systems-Automated Driving (ITS/AD) ITS Automated Driving Ad Hoc Group (ITS/AD-AH) Working Party on Road Traffic Safety (WP.1) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
5 Jul 2016 EU Parliament backs emission curbs for off-road machinery GTR No. 11 | Non-Road Mobile Machinery Emissions and UN Regulation No. 96 | Tractor and NRMM Engine Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
29 Jun 2016 What Brexit means for global automotive regulations Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling (GRE) Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC, EU, and UK European Commission, European Union, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
27 Jun 2016 Car industry has 'lots of questions' about Brexit World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC, EU, and UK European Commission, European Union, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
17 Jun 2016 FWRB crash test UN R137 enters into force without Australia UN Regulation No. 16 | Safety belts and related systems, UN Regulation No. 94 | Occupant Protection in Frontal Collisions, and UN Regulation No. 137 | Restraint System in Frontal Impact Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) Australia, EC, EU, Euro NCAP, and NHTSA Australia, European Commission, European Union, European New Car Assessment Program, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
15 Jun 2016 EU moves closer to more robust testing methods for CO2 emissions and fuel consumption GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Emissions Test Procedure (WLTP) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
13 Jun 2016 ICCT: The European Union’s leadership void on heavy-duty vehicle GHG standards Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC, EU, and ICCT European Commission, European Union, and International Council on Clean Transportation
6 Jun 2016 Germany to patch up EU law on car emissions GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC, EU, and Germany European Commission, European Union, and Germany
31 Mar 2016 Road Safety: new statistics call for fresh efforts to save lives on EU roads WP.29 Discussion Topic | Intelligent Transport Systems Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling (GRE) Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) Informal Group on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
24 Feb 2016 Commission car emissions testing won’t have muscle like US watchdog GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure and UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions EC, EU, JRC, and US EPA European Commission, European Union, European Commission Joint Research Centre, and US Environmental Protection Agency
3 Feb 2016 Automakers win fight for diluted EU car-pollution test plan GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) ACEA, EC, and EU European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, European Commission, and European Union
27 Jan 2016 3 takeaways on the EU’s car emissions overhaul GTR No. 5 | On-Board Diagnostic Systems, GTR No. 10 | Off-Cycle Emissions, GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
26 Jan 2016 EU proposes shake-up of new car approvals in light of VW scandal UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Emissions Test Procedure (WLTP) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
21 Jan 2016 EU car emissions inquiry committee members and remit approved GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Emissions Test Procedure (WLTP) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
8 Jan 2016 Why the Worst Isn’t Over Yet for Volkswagen GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 49 | Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC, EU, US EPA, and USA European Commission, European Union, US Environmental Protection Agency, and United States of America
23 Sep 2015 MEPs discuss Volkswagen emission "defeat devices" with EU Commission GTR No. 5 | On-Board Diagnostic Systems, GTR No. 10 | Off-Cycle Emissions, GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure, UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions, and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Emissions Test Procedure (WLTP) Informal Subgroup on the Development of the Harmonized driving Cycle (WLTP-DHC) Informal Subgroup on the Development of the WLTP Test Procedure (WLTP-DTP) WLTP-DTP Subgroup on Additional Pollutants (WLTP-DTP-AP) WLTP Subgroup on Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Requirements (WLTP-DTP-E-Lab) WLTP-DTP Subgroup on Lab Process-Internal Combustion Engines (WLTP-DTP-LabProcICE) WLTP-DTP Subgroup on PM and PN Measurement (WLTP-DTP-PMPN) WLTP Drafting Subgroup (WLTP-SG-Drafting) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC, EU, and VW European Commission, European Union, and Volkswagen AG
10 Sep 2015 Europe To Require ‘Real World’ Emission Tests In 2017 GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure and UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
7 Jun 2015 Real-World Emissions Tests To Raise Automakers' Costs UN Regulation No. 83 | Motor Vehicle Emissions Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
10 Mar 2015 Automakers, greens disagree on the true cost of meeting EU's CO2 regulations GTR No. 15 | Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure and UN Regulation No. 101 | Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Emissions Test Procedure (WLTP) ACEA, EC, EU, ICCT, and T&E European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, European Commission, European Union, International Council on Clean Transportation, and Transport & Environment
6 Feb 2015 EU: New action plan for the car sector launched EC and EU European Commission and European Union
22 Oct 2014 Open up access to transport data, says the Commission WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles and WP.29 Discussion Topic | Intelligent Transport Systems Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and EU European Commission and European Union
26 Sep 2014 Differing standards make compliance challenging GTR No. 16 | Tires Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) Informal Group on the Development of a Tyre GTR (TYREGTR) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) EC and NHTSA European Commission and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration