Deutsch EAC welcomes the position of the German Council Presidency hoping that the right course is set for a uniform charging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure throughout Europe EAC press release Brussels/Berlin, 9 September 2020 – Everyone is talking about alternative fuels and propulsion systems. The massively reduced traffic volume due to the persisting pandemic has led to high emission reductions showing once again that the transport sector can effectively contribute
Deutsch The Corona crisis had an unprecedented impact on transport and the mobility of European citizens, bringing travel to a virtual standstill for several weeks. During the crisis, our travel and mobility behaviour has changed dramatically and "individual mobility is now more than ever indispensable", as EAC President Bernd Opolka emphasised at the end of April. "For the absolutely required mobility, such as for the journey to work, grocery shopping or seeing a doctor, the
Deutsch Through curfews, contact bans and other measures to contain the virus, traffic density on European roads has also decreased significantly. In the chart in Spiegel (see below), based on data from the navigation service provider TomTom, it can be seen that car density in major European cities has fallen massively compared to 24 January 2020. But even though car traffic on our roads has decreased, attitudes towards cars and driving seem to have changed during the crisis.