09 Feb Joint industry letter in support of faster roll out of alternative fuel infrastructure
Brussels, 9 February 2023– ACEA, CLECAT, ECG, ESPORG, AXSOL, MECHATRONIK, MILENCE and UETR sign a joint open letter in support of faster roll out of alternative fuel infrastructure.
European Parliament and Council need to demonstrate strategic leadership, vision and ambition to speed up development of alternative fuel infrastructure in Europe within the TEN-T network, with Safe and Secure Truck Parking Areas (SSTPAs) as key charging hubs.
On the eve of key discussions and vote in the European Parliament, and likely intense negotiations between Parliament and Council, on the European Commission proposal to revise EU rules on the development of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T), the undersigned industry stakeholders urge the two legislators to demonstrate strategic leadership, vision and ambition. They must ensure compatibility and complementarity between the TEN-T Regulation and the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR), and establish ambitious targets which will lead Europe to the green and sustainable future its citizens deserve. [full letter here]