Euro Parliament approves tyre labelling legislation

ERJ staff report (DS)

Brussels — The European Parliament approved the draft regulation on tyre labelling earlier today Wednesday without a vote. Rapporteur Ivo Belet (EPP, BE) praised the benefits of the legislation. He said “the new labelling system was a straightforward measure with great advantages for the environment and consumers”, adding that the cost to manufacturers should be minimal.

1 November 2012, suppliers of tyres for passenger cars, light and heavy duty vehicles (C1, C2 and C3 tyres) will have to inform consumers about fuel efficiency,…

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