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National workshops

A series of workshops will be held in 8 European countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the UK. These workshops will allow an exchange of good practice and provide guidance and training on the implementation of the Clean Vehicles Directive. An overview of the planned workshops is presented below. More information will be provided once available.

1 October 2014 | Sofia

  • Introduction to sustainable procurement of vehicles

Contact: Mariana Georgiva, City of Sofia



14 June 2015 I Sofia

Workshop: Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Mobility and Cyclelogistics


Contact: Mariana Georgiva, City of Sofia


23 January 2015 | Zagreb

This workshop took place on 23 January 2015. Presentations and discussions covered topics including:

  • Sustainable procurement of vehicles
  • The CVD in practice
  • Life cycle costing

Presentations are available to download here.
Agenda (in Croatian)

Contact: Monika Kruhek (Zagreb Holding)


28 May 2015 | Zagreb

  • Implementation of the Directive 2009/33/EC in the procurement tenders,
  • Introduction to the advantages of green public procurement of vehicles,
  • Good practice examples in other European cities on usage of energy efficient  vehicles,
  • Raising of awareness among companies and acceleration of market introduction to vehicles with higher and environmental standards
Agenda (in Croatian)

To reserve a place or for more information, please contact: Monika Kruhek (Zagreb Holding)


20 November 2014 | Freiburg

This workshop took place on 20 November 2014. All materials including presentations are available to download here.

  • Introduction to the "Clean Fleets" project and an outline of the free assistance available to public authorities and fleet operators 
  • The Clean Vehicles Directive and how it translates into German public procurement law
  • Summary of the current range of clean buses available on the market and the outlook for the future 
  • Towards a sustainable fleet - case study examples of cleaner bus fleets in operation 
Agenda (in German)
Contact: Christine Kury, Freiburger Verkehrs AG


5 November 2013 | Rotterdam

  • Sustainable procurement and the CVD: Status quo and setting ambitious goals
  • Agenda (in Dutch)

19 March 2015 | Rotterdam

  • tendering for vehicles
  • charging infrastructure in the Rotterdam region
Contact: Wynanda Babb, City of Rotterdam


14 November 2014 | Bucharest

This workshop took place on 20 November 2014. All materials including presentations are now available to download here

  • Bus technology options
  • Life cycle costing
  • Clean bus criteria

The event included presentations from international experts on the procurement of clean vehicles and the opportunity for open exchange with bus manufacturers.

Agenda (in Romanian)

Contact: Doina Anastase, Romanian Association of Public Transport


3 October 2013 | Valladolid

  • Sustainable Procurement of clean vehicles
  • Life Cycle Costing in theory and practice


29-30 Jan 2015 | Valladolid

This workshop took place on 29-30 Jan 2015 as part of the Alternative Fuel-type & Vehicle Congress

Presentations are available download here.

Photos are available here.

For more information, please visit the website (in Spanish)



9 October 2013 | Stockholm

  • Good examples of procurement practice of clean and energy efficient vehicles  
  • How public purchasing affects the green car market
  • Monitoring & setting environmental standards for fuel


19 March 2015 | Stockholm

  • Experiences and lessons learned on joint EV procurement
  • Opportunity to test drive EVs

Agenda (in Swedish)



30 April 2015 | London 

  • TfL part in delivering Mayors Air Quality Strategy and impact on buses
  • Case Study: ZeEUS procurement and demonstration
  • TfL utilisation of zero emission cars, vans & infrastructure
  • Vehicle Purchasing Framework 

Agenda (in English)


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