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The European Data Protection Supervisor has set up an Ethics Advisory Group on the ethical dimensions of data protection by his decision of 3 December 2015. The overall objective of the Advisory Group is to explore the relationships between human rights, technology, markets and business models...

On the occasion of Transport Action Day on December 3, Ségolène Royal, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, and Head of the French delegation has launched four initiatives for an acceleration of climate actions in the field of transport.   1) Launch of a call for...

Vehicles sold in the European Union in 2014 were, on average, 2.5% more efficient than those sold the previous year, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report, which updates the preliminary data published earlier this year, tracks progress towards...

In the framework of the COP21 taking place in Paris, two new initiatives were launched to promote research, development and innovation in the field of energy. A group of 20 countries will launch the "Mission Innovation" initiative. Its aim is to double current spending for...

On the 14th of November, Members of the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement with the European Council regarding the EU budget for 2016. The preliminary figures are €155 billion in commitment appropriations and €143,8 billion in payment appropriations. Gérard Deprez, a liberal Belgian MEP, stressed that...

Today Member States meeting in the Technical Committee of Motor Vehicles have voted by a large majority on the second package of implementing measures to introduce real driving emissions tests for air pollutant emissions by diesel cars. The problem right now, as the Commission has pointed...

During the plenary session in Strasbourg from 26 to 29 October 2015, the Members of the European Parliament will organize several votes on emissions issues. In a first vote to take place on the 27 October, they will adopt their position regarding real driving emissions tests....