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Thursday, October 26, 2017EAC calls for transparency and European agreement on perspectives for the future of internal combustion engines

Asked what he would like to see from policy-makers, EAC Vice-President Günther Schweizer had a clear answer: “Given that some Member States are already discussing dates for phasing out internal combustion engines, we need definite statements on the …
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Monday, September 25, 2017"Consumers looking for guidance. Petrol, diesel or electric car – would an eco-label help purchasing decisions?"

On October 17th, 2017 we would like to discuss that question together with representatives from politics, industry, science and consumer organisations. You are welcome to join us

from 12:00 - …
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Monday, June 12, 2017European Automobile Clubs (EAC) welcome new member

The automobile and motorcycle club of the Republic of Srpska (AMS RS) broadens membership base as of June 2017

The European Automobile Club Association (EAC) is pleased to welcome the automobile and motorcycle club of the Republic of …
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Friday, December 2, 2016German road toll: Agreement between Commission and German Government does not meet expectations

After years of disputes, on Thursday finally white smoke rose from the Berlaymont in Brussels: In a meeting between Commissioner Violeta Bulc and Germany's Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Alexander Dobrindt, last questions …
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016EAC-President: Only free and fair competition can safeguard consumer choice

At a parliamentary lunchtime debate on 10 November in Brussels, members of parliament, representatives of industry and associations, as well as consumer advocates came together to discuss how access to vehicle data could be designed to ensure both vehicle …
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Thursday, October 13, 2016EAC hosts Parliamentary Lunch Debate

The Association of European Automobile Clubs (EAC) cordially invites you to join the parliamentary lunch debate
"The Connected Car: Benefits & Risks for Business and Consumers".
The event takes …
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015EAC for standardised pan-European criteria for passenger car tolls

At a parliamentary lunchtime discussion with representatives from politics and industry, EAC President Bernd Opolka issued a clear call “to harmonise the European system of passenger car tolls”.
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Friday, November 7, 2014European Automobile Clubs (EAC) welcomes new member

In its autumn session, the General Meeting of the European Automobile Clubs (EAC) voted to approve the membership of the Slovak Republic Automobile Club (Autoklub Slovenskej republiky – AKSR).
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Monday, April 15, 2013Gigaliner: Revision proposal of Directive 96/53 does not meet expectations

The new proposal from the European Commission to revise Directive 1996/53 fails to clarify the public dispute concerning longer and heavier vehicles (LHVs, or ‘megatrucks’). By constituting the critically considered re-interpretation of the hitherto …
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Monday, March 26, 2012Gigaliner and road safety – Car drivers and cyclists join forces. Joint Position from EAC European Automobile Clubs and ECF European Cyclists’ Federation.

The European umbrella associations of national cyclists’ and automobile clubs have joined forces against the permission of longer lorries on European roads and today publish a joint position paper. The action of the two associations is due to the …
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