EUROPEAN CAR MANUFACTURERS WELCOME AGREEMENT ON TYPE-APPROVAL RULES

THE EUROPEAN car industry has welcomed a deal struck over future European Union (EU) automobile type approval rules between the European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers. The agreement reached on Thursday (December 7) on a reformed system for approving vehicles before they are placed on the EU market should see the new rules applying from September 1, 2020. Formal votes backing the deal still need to be held. A European Parliament plenary vote is tentatively scheduled for April. But these votes are expected to back the deal: “The agreement seems to ...


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