EU member states would have to ensure that specified numbers of electric vehicle recharging points and hydrogen and natural gas stations are built by 2020, under a draft directive endorsed by the Transport and Tourism Committee on Tuesday. The draft rules aim to reduce dependence on oil and boost take-up of alternative fuels, so as to help achieve a 60% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from transport by 2050.
(a) common rules applicable to transport within the European Union,
(b) the establishment and development of trans-European networks in the area of transport infrastructure,
(c) the provision of transport services and relations in the field of transport with third countries,
(d) transport safety,
(e) relations with international transport bodies and organisations;