22 February 2010

Brussels to table EU clean cars strategy

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The European Commission is set to propose a strategy on clean and fuel-efficient cars by May, followed later by an action plan to help introduce green vehicles to the market

EU Industry Commissioner Antonio Tajani met with ministers in charge of industry on Friday (19 February) to discuss the economic challenges facing the European car industry.

The ministers identified green technologies as a strategic medium-term perspective for the industry to help it recover from the crisis and improve its competitiveness.

"A European strategy on Clean and Energy-Efficient Cars should be developed and implemented that sets out the necessary actions to encourage market introduction of green vehicles, including electric cars," the Commission said in a statement, issued after the informal meeting.

(EurActiv.com)

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