Last month the European Commission decided to sue its Member State Romania before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failure to implement the European Directive establishing a single European railway area into its national law. The deadline for the implementation was mid-June 2015. (more…)
On April 7, 2016, the German federal government decided to develop a new badge for trucks with a limited amount of nitrogen oxides emissions. The German ministry for Environment is working to update existing environment regulations for the badges. This would enable municipalities to decide whether only vehicles with limited emissions are allowed in their area.
On May 30, 2016, the EU announced its plan to launch negotiations with Mexico to renew a trade deal from 1997. The first round of negotiations took place in Brussels on the 13th and 14th of June.