New EU rules on labelling of tyres

Theme: Transport and Emissions
Title: New EU rules on labelling of tyres
Policy Reference: 2018/ 0148 (COD)


The new regulation on tyre labelling aims to replace the 2009 Tyre Labelling Regulation (TLR) while maintaining and reinforcing most of its key provisions.

European Commission

On May 17 2018, the European Commission published the proposal for a new regulation on tyre labelling with respect to fuel efficiency and other essential parameters including safety and noise reduction.  This forms part of a set of legislative proposals and non-legislative active forming part of the third ‘Europe’ on the move package

European Parliament

The proposal was allocated to the ITRE Committee within the EP; the draft report was published on October 9, 2018 and amendments to the report were placed in November.  The final report was adopted by the ITRE committee on February 19, 2019 and tabled during the second plenary in March 2019.

Council of the EU

The Council of the EU endorsed a draft general approach during a COREPER meeting on February 20, 2019 which was then formally adopted during a meeting of EU energy minister on March 4.

Negotiation Stage

On September 25, 2019 there was a committee decision to open interinstitutional negotiations after the 1st reading in the Parliament. The next trilogue is scheduled for November 14, 2019. The Presidency aims to update its negotiating mandate in Coreper either on 6 November, or at the latest 13 November.

Final Adoption

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Local Implementation

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