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Tiek izstrādāti (updated on 27/06/2019)
Atsauce: 
INT/883-EESC-2019-01356-00-00-AC-TRA
Plenārsesija: 
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Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

A major effect of the exponentially increasing productivity is that well-being creation (re-) turns from the production of lower costing quantities into the provision of specialized, certified qualities. In that sense the integrated use-value in the supplied goods and services becomes increasingly an important feature that gradually countervails the emphasis on the exchange value (prices). This development is especially advantageous for European producers: European competitiveness concentrates on the ability to provide specialized, diverse qualities, rather than competing in prices against regions with more extended economies of scale.

Information memo: "Use-value" is back: new prospects and challenges for European producers (own-initiative opinion)

Pieņemtie on 19/06/2019
Atsauce: 
SC/51-EESC-2018-SC/051- Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction
Plenārsesija: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

Just a few days ahead of last December's climate summit COP24 in Poland, the European Commission published its long-term strategy "A clean planet for all" presenting its vision for achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 through a socially-fair transition in a cost-efficient manner. While the document does not contain any new policy proposals, it provides the direction of travel of EU climate and energy policy and frames what the EU considers as its long-term contribution to achieving the Paris Agreement temperature objectives in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals.

EESC opinion: Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction (Communication)

Tiek izstrādāti (updated on 27/06/2019)
Atsauce: 
INT/888-EESC
Plenārsesija: 
546 -
Sep 25, 2019 Sep 26, 2019

In its ruling, the General Court did not question the technical necessity of the conformity factors, but considered that the Commission exceeded its implementing powers when establishing the RDE conformity factors through comitology instead of co-decision legislation (= ordinary legislative procedure). The Commission is tabling the legal proposal via the ordinary legislative procedure, as requested by the General Court. The Commission thereby acts to ensure the necessary legal certainty for national authorities, industry and consumers.

Pieņemtie on 19/06/2019
Atsauce: 
TEN/692-EESC-2019
Plenārsesija: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The EESC welcomes the fact that principle 20 of the European Pillar of Social Rights reaffirms the right to access essential services/SGEIs. These are a vital component of social justice and are underpinned by the principle of equal treatment of users, prohibiting any kind of discrimination or exclusion whatsoever, and by the principle of universal access to services of a high level of affordability and quality.

Pieņemtie on 19/09/2018
Atsauce: 
INT/864-EESC-2018-03799-00-00-AC-TRA
Plenārsesija: 
537 -
Sep 19, 2018 Sep 20, 2018

The EESC believes that the proposal is focused on the practical steps necessary to address real consequences for the vehicle manufacturing and distribution industry and consumers as a result of unavoidable legal changes in the certification of type-approval issues by UK authorities on the basis of EU laws. It should therefore act as a template for many other similar agreements.

EESC opinion: EU type-approval legislation with regard to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union

Pieņemtie on 11/07/2018
Atsauce: 
INT/849-EESC-2018-02263-00-00-AC-TRA
Plenārsesija: 
536 -
Jul 11, 2018 Jul 12, 2018

With this opinion, the EESC welcomes the proposal since it strikes a balance between the need to develop technologies with a low environmental impact (Euro 5 type-approval step) and the actual ability of some companies to introduce these within the stipulated timeframe (technical feasibility).

For the EESC this legislation will have a beneficial effect on the costs to companies and, consequently, on those borne by consumers. Moreover, the EESC is in favour of renewing the Commission's power to adopt delegated acts for a further period of five years.

EESC opinion: The application of the Euro 5 step to the type-approval of two- or three- wheel vehicles and quadricycles

Pieņemtie on 14/02/2018
Atsauce: 
INT/835-EESC-2017-05269-00-01-AC-TRA
Plenārsesija: 
532 -
Feb 14, 2018 Feb 15, 2018

With this opinion the EESC welcomes the Commission's proposals in principle as a balanced compromise between the objectives of climate-neutral mobility, the innovation capacity of the European automotive industry and preserving quality jobs. In particular, the EESC considers the planned interim target for 2025 of a 15% reduction in emissions compared to 2021 to be very demanding as the required changes are to be made to combustion engines at the cutting edge of technology. Despite this, the EESC views the market development towards zero-emission vehicles and low-emissions vehicles and hybrids as an opportunity. Furthermore the EESC calls for a mid-term review for 2024 to include the state of play regarding the qualification and (re)training of staff as well as an updated analysis of the areas in which (additional) action is required.

EESC opinion: CO2 emissions - passenger cars and commercial vehicles

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