Car industry lobbying on reform of EU type approval framework

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Dear DG Environment,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

- a list of the meetings between DG Environment and the European Automobile Manufacturer Association (ACEA) and/or its Member organisations and/or its associated associations (BMW Group, DAF Trucks, Daimler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford of Europe, Opel Group, Hyundai Motor Europe, Iveco, Jaguar, Land Rover, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Renault, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, AB Volvo, Volvo Car Corporation, FFOE,FEBIAC,ACM,OEB, AIA,CCFA, VDA, AHAI, SIMI, ANFIA, Auto Asociacijas, LAA, RAI,PZPM, ACAP, ACAROM, ZAP SR, BIL Sweden, ANFAC, OSD, Auto-Suisse, SMMT)
concerning the review and/or reform of the EU type approval framework and/or the „Proposal for a Regulation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles, Real Driving Emissions testing“ as referred to by the EU Commisison in the fact sheet „Car industry: European Commission tightens rules for safer and cleaner cars“ (http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEM...)

- all minutes of the above meetings

- any correspondence between the above mentioned actors on the review and/or reform of the EU type approval framework and/or the „Proposal for a Regulation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles, Real Driving Emissions testing“ as referred to by the EU Commisison in the fact sheet „Car industry: European Commission tightens rules for safer and cleaner cars“ (http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEM...)

Please consider the request applicable during the previous 15 months (September 2015 to November 2016)

My address is:

Fabian Huebner

Corporate Europe Observatory
Cranachstr. 48
50733 Köln
Germany

Please ensure that all documents are sent as soon as they are found, rather than waiting for the entirety of the request to be met e.g. send through the list of meetings before all minutes are gathered.

Thank you!

Yours faithfully

Fabian Huebner

Dear Sir,

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Yours faithfully,

DG ENVIRONMENT
ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM
European Commission
DG Environment
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Dear Mr Huebner,
 
Concerning your application for access to documents Ref GestDem no
2016/6745, dated 29 November 2016, here enclosed I'm sending you a reply
letter from Mr François Wakenhut, Acting Director C – Quality of Life,
Directorate-General Environment.
 
Kind regards,
Marilena Ghinea
DG.Env C.3 – Clean Air
Tel: +32(0)2 29 85414
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