Entries by Secretariat

Netherlands to start particulate measuring on 1 July 2022

On 1 July 2022, the Netherlands will be the first country in Europe to start mandatory particle measurement for diesel cars Commercial vehicles and trucks. The Dutch government had already adopted a particle measurement procedure at the end of 2020, but now also within the PTI. Diesel passenger cars must have a manufacturer-mounted particulate filter […]

European Commission Mobility Package outlines vision for automated mobility but fails to set out a clear plan for access to in-vehicle data

Brussels, 17 May 2018. The European Commission has today published its third legislative Mobility Package, which covers a wide range of topics, including connected and automated driving. The undersigned stakeholder coalition welcomes the Commission’s acknowledgement of the vehicle manufacturers’ privileged position on ‘access to car data and vehicle resources’ and the issues it raises for […]

EGEA together with 10 other associations calls upon EU decision makers to ACT NOW on remote access to in-vehicle data!

Brussels, 19th April 2018. A broad coalition comprising vehicle dealers, automotive aftermarket and mobility services operators, the European insurance industry, the European representations of both motorist consumers and SMEs, is urging EU decision-makers to act decisively to establish fair and equal access to in-vehicle data and resources, amidst concerns that effective competition, innovation and free […]

Vehicle Type-Approval framework revision: The EU Parliament endorses new rules for type-approval and market surveillance of cars in the EU

NEWS FROM BRUSSELS – After a two-year period following the emissions scandal, Members of the European Parliament have today, the 19th of April 2018, backed proposals to reform the type approval process for new cars, which it is claimed will guarantee that new models on Europe’s roads are ‘clean and safe’.   This new regulation introduces […]

The European Parliament calls for EU Regulation on Access to Car Data!

NEWS FROM BRUSSELS – On the 13th of March 2018, the European Parliament Plenary has approved the Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee Report on the Commission Communication “A European Strategy on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems” and voted in favour of amendments which among others, call upon the Commission to come forward with a regulatory proposal on access to […]

EGEA welcomes the agreement on the reform of type-approval and EU’s support to maintain the standardised OBD connector open!

On the 20th of December 2017, Member State Ambassadors have endorsed the provisional interinstitutional agreement between the Estonian Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament on the reform of type-approval and market surveillance for motor vehicles to revamp the automotive sector.   EGEA welcomes this agreement which aims to achieve a high level of […]

EGEA welcomes GEAR2030 report: ‘access to vehicle and mobility data are key to allow the development of the digital innovation potential of the value chain’.

On the 18th of October 2017, the European Commission together with all stakeholders form the High Level Group (HLG) GEAR 2030 issued its final report on the competitiveness and sustainable growth of the automotive industry in the EU.   Having worked actively in various working groups, EGEA welcomes this report as an important and positive […]