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In this section you will find information on the EU legislation and UNECE regulations regarding the automotive industry.

EU legislation

Summaries of EU legislation related to motor vehicles

Summaries of EU legislation are short, easy-to-understand explanations of the main legal acts passed by the EU – intended for a general, non-specialist audience.

Motor vehicles, their trailers, systems and components

Two- and three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles


Non-road mobile machinery emissions

UNECE regulations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) legislation aims to establish a global market for vehicles while ensuring a high level of environmental protection and safety.

More on UNECE regulations.


To prepare legislation, the Commission regularly initiates studies on various aspects of the automotive industry.