DG GROWTH and third parties on defeat devices

Vincent Harmsen made this access to documents request to Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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From: Vincent Harmsen

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Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

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:

-all correspondence (including emails), agendas, minutes of meetings and any other reports of such meetings where 'defeat devices', 'cycle beating', 'emission control systems', 'defeat strategies', or in general the tailoring of car emissions to comply with test cycles was discussed/mentioned between officials of DG GROWTH (before called DG ENTR) and officials/representatives of (one or more of) the following organisations:
-Secretariat-General
-DG ENV
-US EPA
-ACEA
-VDA
-CCFA
-Volkswagen
-Daimler
-BMW
-Fiat Chrysler
-PSA
-Renault–Nissan
-German government
-French government
-Italian government
-Dutch government

(between January 2010 and September 2015).

When 'officials' are mentioned in this request this includes the Commissioners and their Cabinet members, as well as Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his Cabinet.

Do not hesitate to get back to me should you need any further information which could facilitate your research.

Thank you for your assistance.

Yours faithfully,

Vincent Harmsen
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From: Vincent Harmsen

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Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

Could you confirm receiving my FOI request?

Thanks a lot!

Yours faithfully,

Vincent Harmsen

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Dear Mr Harmsen,
 
Thank you for your e-mail dated 29/02/2016.  We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
01/03/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/0997.
 
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on
22/03/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.
 
You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of
the European Union. Therefore the European Commission cannot be held
accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this
system.
 
Yours faithfully,
The access to documents team
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A5
 
 

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Dear Mr Harmsen,
 
We refer to your e-mail dated 29/02/2016 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 01/03/2016 under the above mentioned
reference number.
 
Your application is currently being handled. However, due to the ongoing
consultation of other services, we will not be in a position to complete
the handling of your application within the time limit of 15 working days,
which expires today, 22/03/2015.
 
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 15/04/2015.
 
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
The access to documents team
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A5

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Subject: Acknowledgement of receipt - HARMSEN - GESTDEM 2016/0997
 
 
Dear Mr Harmsen,
 
Thank you for your e-mail dated 29/02/2016.  We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
01/03/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/0997.
 
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on
22/03/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.
 
You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of
the European Union. Therefore the European Commission cannot be held
accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this
system.
 
Yours faithfully,
The access to documents team
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European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A5
 
 

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Dear Mr Harmsen,
 
We refer to your request for access to documents of 29/02/2016, registered
on 01/03/2016 under the above mentioned reference number.
 
We also refer to our holding reply dated 22/03/2016, extending time limit
until today, 15/04/2016.
 
Due to consultations still ongoing, we will not be able to respond within
the extended time-limit.
 
We can assure you that we are doing our utmost to provide you with a final
reply as soon as possible. We regret this additional delay and sincerely
apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
 
Yours sincerely,
The access to documents team
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A5
 
 
_____________________________________________
From: GROW ACCES DOCUMENTS
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:42 PM
To: 'Vincent Harmsen'
Cc: GROW ACCES DOCUMENTS
Subject: Holding reply - HARMSEN - GESTDEM 2016/0997
 
 
Dear Mr Harmsen,
 
We refer to your e-mail dated 29/02/2016 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 01/03/2016 under the above mentioned
reference number.
 
Your application is currently being handled. However, due to the ongoing
consultation of other services, we will not be in a position to complete
the handling of your application within the time limit of 15 working days,
which expires today, 22/03/2015.
 
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 15/04/2015.
 
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
The access to documents team
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A5

 
 
 
 
 
 
_____________________________________________
From: GROW ACCES DOCUMENTS
Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2016 11:19 AM
To: 'Vincent Harmsen'
Cc: GROW ACCES DOCUMENTS
Subject: Acknowledgement of receipt - HARMSEN - GESTDEM 2016/0997
 
 
Dear Mr Harmsen,
 
Thank you for your e-mail dated 29/02/2016.  We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
01/03/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/0997.
 
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on
22/03/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.
 
You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of
the European Union. Therefore the European Commission cannot be held
accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this
system.
 
Yours faithfully,
The access to documents team
<< OLE Object: Picture (Device Independent Bitmap) >>
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A5
 
 

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Dear Mr Harmsen,

 

Please find herewith the reply to your email dated 29 February, with
annexes.

 

Best regards,

 
European Commission
DG GROW
Unit C4

BREY 10/54
B-1049 Brussels/Belgium
+32 2 2958173
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