Euro 5: TRAN and ITRE support Access to repair information
Publication date: 20 June 2006
Today, two European Parliament Committees (Transport and Industry) discussed and voted to adopt their opinions on the Draft EP and Council Motor Vehicle Regulation on Type approval with respect to emissions and on access to repair information (amend. direct. 72/306/EEC, repeal. direct. 70/220, 80/1268, 89/458, 91/441, 93/59/EEC, 94/12/EC, 96/69, 98/69 and 2004/3/EC) COM(0683)2005 of 21/12/2005 better known as the Euro 5 Regulation. Out of concern that the Commission's proposals in Chapter III of the Regulation to standardise access to technical information needed for vehicle repair might be dropped, many of the FIA clubs wrote to their national MEPs explaining why access to technical information is an important element of this Regulation for both road patrols and motoring Consumers.
In the Transport Committee (TRAN), the Opinion prepared by Bogusław Liberadzki was adopted fully supporting Chapter III on Access to vehicle repair information of the Euro 5 Proposal. Negative amendments tabled against access to technical information in this Regulation were either rejected or withdrawn. Amendments 17, 18, 19, 26, 32, 33, 35, 36, 45, 46, 49, 50, 52 and 53 were rejected. Amendments 24, 25, 31, 34, 44, 48 and 51 were withdrawn
tran_report_amendments_ii.pdf (370 KB)
In the Industry Committee (ITRE), the Opinion prepared by Ivo Belet was also adopted fully supporting Chapter III on Access to vehicle repair information of the Euro 5 Proposal. Negative amendments tabled against access to technical information in this Regulation were either rejected or withdrawn. Compromise amendments 10 to 12 were withdrawn. Amendments 9, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 and 27 were either rejected or withdrawn.
itre_report_amendments_i.pdf (324 KB)
These votes will be duly transmitted to the Environment Committee (ENVI) where Rapporteur, Matthias Groote is preparing the principle Report on Euro 5 to be voted on in July.
The enhanced Opinion of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO), prepared by Anja Weisgerber will also be voted on in early July. The amendments adopted here concerning Chapter III on access to technical information will be carried through unchanged into the final Report to be considered in the first Reading in plenary.
In the run up to the final adoption of the EP 1st reading, regarding access to technical information, all efforts should be focused on the Members of the Internal Market Committee.
For more information:
- FIA calls for better access to technical repair information (6 June 2006)
- OASIS standard (pdf)
- Euro 5 AFCAR brochure (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Finnish)
- FIA Declaration of Zagreb
oasis_explanation_brochurelow_resolutionen.pdf (51 KB)
euro_5__afcar_brochureen.pdf (472 KB)
euro_5__afcar_brochurede.pdf (475 KB)
euro_5_afcar_brochurefr.pdf (480 KB)
euro_5__afcar_brochurees.pdf (474 KB)
euro_5__afcar_brochureit.pdf (474 KB)
euro_5__afcar_brochurepl.pdf (467 KB)
euro5_afcar_brochure_fin.pdf (408 KB)
declaration_of_zagreb.pdf (26 KB)