competition rules applicable to television programmes and video-on-demand services. In cep's view, this is appropriate because both media services are in competition with one another. Details > > [...] EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has declared that the completion of a Digital Single Market is one of the priorities of his period of office. With the Digital Single Market Strategy, the [...] order to speed up the arrival of emergency services, in the event of an accident, by 40-50%, the European Commission wants to introduce an EU-wide, standard emergency system for road traffic ("eCall"). An
The expansion of cross-border gas infrastructure increases the security of the gas supply in those EU Member States that are currently highly dependent on only one gas supplier. CO2 limits for motor vehicles cannot however guarantee that the CO2 reduction targets for the road transport sector will be achieved with accuracy or at minimal cost. Instead, the existing EU Emission Trading System should be extended to include the road transport sector.
The collection and submission of VECTO data for all HDVs enables, for the first time, a comparison between the individual vehicle models of the HDV-manufacturers, the respective technologies for fuel consumption and the different vehicle platforms. The claim that price increases can be set off against savings in fuel consumption is untenable: no-one knows the exact level of additional cost to all vehicle [...] achieved, is not in fact an argument for but an argument against CO2 limits: it is precisely for this reason that the EU ETS should be extended to include road transport.