EU Committee

Fit for 55 - CO2 standards for cars regulation revision

Location: Online Webinar
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Fee for members: 0
Fee for non-members: 75
The European Commission has recently adopted the Fit for 55 package, aiming to reduce net greenhouse emissions by at least 55% by 2030. This package will ensure that the EU's various sectors are fit to follow through with Europe’s Green transition.

This package will be particularly challenging for the transport sector, which accounts for 20% of total EU greenhouse emissions; where automotive emissions account for over 70%.

We invite you to our online webinar where Mr. Edoardo Turano will discuss how the Fit for 55 package will affect the automotive industry. Mr. Edoardo Turano is the Deputy of Head Unit of Road transport at the Directorate-General for Climate Action. .

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Edoardo Turano

Edoardo Turano

Deputy Head of Unit,
Edoardo Turano is deputy head of the Road Transport Unit of the European Commission’s Directorate-General Climate Action (DG CLIMA). An engineer by training, he has been working on the different climate related policies. Recently he has contributed to the work for the Commission proposals to deliver the European Green Deal, and in particular to the proposal to revise the legislation setting CO2 emission standards for cars and vans. He contributed to the Communications ‘Stepping up Europe’s 2030 climate ambition’, and ‘A Clean Planet for all - A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy’. Before that, he worked on the EU emission trading scheme, monitoring reporting and verification of GHG emissions, including in the context of the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol, and the Energy Union governance.

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