CECE Updated Position Paper on Revision of Exhaust Emissions for NRMM

On September 2014 the European Commission issued a proposal for the revision of Directive 97/68, which regulates  exhaust emissions from and test procedure for the different types of engines.

CECE has just updated its position papers, which you can find here.

CECE's october EU Newsletter was also fully dedicated to this topic.

Download your copy of the Original version or the Printable A4 version.

2014 a good year for Construction Machinery: CECE releases Economic Report

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Expectations for 2015 are rather flat, or only featuring a slight growth

Please find the Economic Report here


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CECE new Position Paper on Revision of Exhaust Emissions legislation for NRMM

CECE has updated its position paper regarding the NRMM Exhaust Emissions directive, specifying that the sector seeks a 6 month extension of the transition period.

The other key points in the CECE position paper remain unchanged: CECE asks to re-introduce the replacement engine provision as contained in the present exhaust emissions directive, and to secure the adoption of the new requirements by the end of 2015 in order to preserve the necessary lead-time. The industry, furthermore, supports to set exhaust emission limit values per engine power class, the staggering of the introduction dates per engine power class, the targeting of 2019 and 2020 as introduction dates and the possibility of early type approval.

CECE also marginally updated its position on the Replacement Engines issue, amending references to publication numbers and dates. Both papers can be found here .