EURACTIV PR

An easy way of publishing your relevant EU press releases.

Raising the costs of motoring do not benefit the environment

Date

10 Jul 2008

Sections

Transport
Climate & Environment

“The proposals published today by the European Commission will only raise the costs of motoring while not bringing any benefits to the environment” declared Wil Botman, Director-General of the FIA European Bureau. 

“A proper assessment of the so-called external costs is still outstanding. The study on which the European Commission bases its policy proposals is merely a compilation of research results obtained on the basis of wrong assumptions. Moreover, an internalisation without a cost-benefit analysis is a nonsense. The approach chosen by the European Commission is therefore not acceptable to the FIA” continued Wil Botman.

Jobs

Insurance Europe
Economics and Finance intern
ETF (European Transport Workers' Federation)
Policy Officer for Urban Public Transport
European Patients' Forum
Policy Assistant
FEDIOL - The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
Manager Sustainability, Trade and Economic Affairs
European Environmental Bureau
Chemicals policy officer
European Cyclists' Federation
Velo-city Internship
European Cyclists' Federation
Communications Intern