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The EU General Court confirms our criticism on the permissibility of harmful diesel emissions in the EU

Today Socialists and Democrats welcomed the ruling of the General Court according to which the European Commission exceeded its powers by allowing

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Clean Energy is important for Europe

Clean Energy is important for Europe. S&Ds lead EU transition towards increased energy savings and more renewables

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The Commission's follow-up report on Dieselgate shows lack of action by member states, say S&Ds

In its recommendations of 4 April 2017 following the Dieselgate inquiry, the Parliament called on the European Commission to submit by October 2018 “a

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The Parliament wants a 40% reduction of cars’ CO2 emissions by 2030

Today the plenary of the European Parliament backed an ambitious report drafted by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli calling for a 40% cut of cars’ and vans’ CO2

  • Miriam Dalli MEP
  • climate
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S&Ds demand national binding targets on alternative fuels infrastructure

Socialists and Democrats are committed to phasing out fossil fuels and to transforming the European transport landscape in order to make it

  • climate
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Cities will be able to properly enforce their air quality policies at EU level, say S&Ds

More and more cities in Europe are trying to impose restrictions on highly contaminating vehicles. However, it is difficult to enforce these measures

  • Olga Sehnalová MEP
  • climate
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S&Ds want to replace the Eurovignette with a fairer system to charge road users

The high impact of road transport on the environment as well as the degradation of road infrastructure have a cost for society, but not everyone

  • Ismail Ertug MEP
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Dieselgate: S&D Group pushes forward strong EU legislation.

Dieselgate: S&D Group pushes forward strong EU legislation. In response to the Dieselgate scandal, which had revealed serious loopholes in the system

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S&Ds tighten up rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

In response to the Dieselgate scandal, which had revealed serious loopholes in the system set up for approving and surveilling new cars, the

  • climate
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Kathleen Van Brempt on the Monkeygate: It is time for the Commission to act and show car makers that they are not untouchable

At the request of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament will discuss tonight the manipulation of scientific research by multinationals

  • climate
  • Dieselgate