Allow Independent Road-testing and Clean Air Lovers & Lobbyists organised the seminar "What role can Ecoscore play in EU car labelling?" with the aim to give a clear understanding of the Ecoscore and to start the debate on the elements to be taken into account in the EU Car Labelling Directive 2020.
The takeaways can be found hereunder. The presentations can be obtained via simple mail to [email protected]
AGENDA - FRIDAY 15 DECEMBER 2017 - BRUSSELS
9h30-9h35 Welcome address, Philippe Awouters, Coordinator Clean Air Lovers & Lobbyists
9h35-9h50 The Ecoscore, a good tool for environmental and fiscal policy – Wilfried Vandaele (NVA), Vice-president of Flemish Parliament
9h50-10-h20 Ecoscore calculation method in detail – Tobias Denys, Project Manager Ecoscore VITO
10h20-10h40 Use of Ecoscore in daily fleet management, Danny Baeten, Director Marketing and ICT Aquafin
11h00-11h20 The ADAC EcoTest: explanation and experiences; Guido Gielen, Technical Director FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile)
11h20-11h40 Reality versus labo: importance of taking into account the real emissions on the road: Nick Molden, CEO Emissions Analytics
11h40-12h00 Integrating CO2 and other pollutants in car labelling, Vicente Franco, Clean Air Unit, DG Environment
12h00-12h30 Questions from the room to the speakers
When it comes to buying a new car, health-friendly and eco-friendly criteria are increasingly important in making a choice. Consumers need however guidance to help them in this decision. Policy can assist by providing clearly defined standards and holistic concepts to achieve green goals. This leaves a need for instruments enabling consumers to reach well-founded buying decisions.