Participation of Antonio Tajani to Formula 1 test days in Barcelona

Type: Report   Reference: I-076302   Duration: 10:04:07  Lieu:
End production: 28/02/2013   First transmission: 28/02/2013
On 28 February 2013, Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, travelled to Barcelona to present the electric car Volar-e at the Circuit de Catalunya. During his visit, Antonio Tajani explained the advantages of this technology for the automotive sector and the importance to reduce CO2 emissions.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Exterior views of the Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona (2 shots) 00:00:11
10:00:16 European Commission's flag 00:00:04
10:00:21 Arrival of Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, at the Circuit of Catalunya (3 shots) 00:00:15
10:00:36 Soundbite by Antonio Tajani (in ENGLISH): For us it is important because automotive sector is the most important one within our European industry. For us it is important to compete on the world. It is possible for us to compete on the quality, it is impossible to compete on the quantity. The automotive sector is the most important sector on high technology. It is crucial for us if we want to reduce the CO2 emissions. It is important to improve this strategy. 00:00:31
10:01:08 Presentation of the electric car Volar-e (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:01:17 Cutaway of press 00:00:05
10:01:22 Electric car Volar-e arriving at the circuit 00:00:09
10:01:31 Antonio Tajani getting in the car to test it on the circuit (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:01:41 Car being tested on the circuit 00:00:10
10:01:51 Cutaway of a cameraman 00:00:03
10:01:55 Car being tested on the circuit 00:00:05
10:02:00 Soundbite by Antonio Tajani (in ENGLISH): Automotive sector it is very important if we want to reduce the CO2 emissions. Now it is a good message in favour of this strategy. Electric car is one between many solutions. We are neutral on this but electric car is one of the solutions. 00:00:21
10:02:22 Exterior views of the car (8 shots) 00:00:44
10:03:06 European Commission banner 00:00:04
10:03:10 Soundbite by Antonio Tajani (in ENGLISH): This is the future, of course, not for tomorrow but for the next years. For us it is important to reduce CO2 emissions. Our engagement against climate's change is crucial but in the next years we will have a lot of electric cars, hybrid cars and hydrogen cars. This is the future for 2050. We will have a lot of electric cars, hybrid cars and hydrogen cars. 00:00:29
10:03:39 Interior views of the car (4 shots) 00:00:18
10:03:57 General view of the press conference 00:00:05
10:04:02 Cutaway of a cameraman 00:00:04
10:04:07 Antonio Tajani leaving the podium 00:00:00
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