Environmental Requirements in the Procurement of Vehicles
The Act on environmental requirements in the procurement of vehicles and certain public passenger transport services came into force 1 July 2011, aims at adapting the Directive 2009/33/EC on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles. Public authorities who purchase cars or lease them for at least one year are to take into account the car's energy and environmental impact throughout their entire period of use in the procurement process. The energy and environmental impact can be specified in monetary terms and is to be included in the evaluation of tenders.
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