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Wednesday, 25 November 2009 - Strasbourg Final edition
Labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency ***II

European Parliament legislative resolution of 25 November 2009 on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other essential parameters (14639/6/2009 – C7-0287/2009 – 2008/0221(COD))

(Codecision procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament ,

–   having regard to the Council common position (14639/6/2009 – C7-0287/2009),

–   having regard to its position at first reading(1) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2008)0779),

–   having regard to the amended Commission proposal (COM(2009)0348),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) of the EC Treaty,

–   having regard to Rule 72 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (A7-0076/2009),

1.  Approves the common position;

2.  Takes note of the Commission statement annexed to this resolution;

3.  Notes that the act is adopted in accordance with the common position;

4.  Instructs its President to sign the act with the President of the Council pursuant to Article 254(1) of the EC Treaty;

5.  Instructs its Secretary-General to sign the act, once it has been verified that all the procedures have been duly completed, and, in agreement with the Secretary-General of the Council, to arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;

6.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and the Commission.

(1) Texts adopted, 22.4.2009, P6_TA(2009)0248.



The Commission supports the use of Community instruments such as the Intelligent Energy-Europe Programme to contribute to initiatives that raise end-users" awareness of the benefits of tyre labelling.

By June 2012, the Commission will make available, in particular to consumer organisations and tyre manufacturers on its ec.europa website, information explaining each of the components of the tyre label and a harmonised fuel savings calculator.

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