Press conference by Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the EC, on the clean vehicles web portal
Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Transport, gave a press conference on the clean vehicles web portal. This portal is useful to identify greener and more efficient vehicles. It aims to help public authorities and anyone who cares about the environment choose the cleanest and most energy-efficient vehicles available.
The site was launched as the DIRECTIVE 2009/33/EC on the promotion of clean and energy efficient requires that from December 2010 all purchases of vehicles for public transport services take into account energy consumption, CO2 emissions and pollutant emissions.
This site provides information on legislation for clean and energy-efficient vehicles on EU level and in all Member States; it provides access to technical data in the largest vehicle database in Europe; and it facilitates joint procurement.
Hans Rat, Secretary General of the International Association of Public ...
Siim Kallas at the podium
Patrick Lambert, Director Executive Agency for Competitiveness and ...