EU Parliament Backs Safety Rules For Hydrogen Cars

Law360, New York (September 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Parliament has voted in favor of a uniform set of rules for the approval of hydrogen-powered cars, which the European Commission says will help bring more environmentally friendly cars to European streets.

The Parliament voted for the proposal after reaching a compromise with the EU's member states, the commission said Wednesday.

Hydrogen vehicles "have the potential to make Europe's air cleaner and reduce its dependency on fossil fuels. Setting common standards will ensure high safety for citizens and will boost the competitiveness of European...
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