The European Commission wants to remove the most polluting end-of-life cars from the market.
Frans Timmermans, commissioner of the European Ecological Convention, said that the European Commission will put forward a proposal by the end of 2022 to remove the most polluting end-of-life cars from the European Union (EU) market.
“We want to work hard to revise the order [lei europeia] Regarding end-of-life vehicles (EVF), we will make recommendations at the end of next year,” said Timomus in a speech in Luxembourg during the last EU Council of Ministers of the Environment under the chairmanship of Portugal.
The current VFV directive is from 2000.
“If we want to ensure that no polluting vehicles are exported outside the EU, we must ensure that they do not circulate between us,” he added.
However, Timmermars pointed out that especially for heavy vehicles, the rules for battery charging and hydrogen refueling points must first be updated.
The EU environment ministers met today during the Portuguese presidency to approve a new climate change adaptation strategy, which proposes a vision of making Europe resilient and “fully adaptable to its inevitable impacts” by 2050.
At the last meeting of 27 environment ministers in Luxembourg during the six-monthly Portuguese presidency, 27 ministers passed the conclusions and provided the committee with political guidance to implement the strategy proposed by the Brussels administration last year. February.