EUROPEAN UNION AUTO TECHNICAL RULE MORATORIUM ANTICIPATED – BUT WILL IT HELP MANUFACTURERS

BY CARMEN PAUN, IN BRUSSELS THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) auto industry is awaiting the announcement by the EU executive, the European Commission, of a moratorium on new technical regulations, which could come in June. If it happens, it will be announced by EU industry Commissioner Antonio Tajani, who is responsible for technical rules on vehicles across the EU, and is worried that a European auto sector, already having a tough time, is being hamstrung by a conveyor belt of new rules. Tajani said earlier this year he wanted a freeze on any new legislation in the ...


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