Position Papers

18 Nov, 2014

CEMA position on exhaust emission legislation for non-road mobile machinery: More time needed

New CEMA position paper on the revision of Directive 97/68/EC regarding exhaust emissions of non-road mobile machinery. The main request is an extension of the transition scheme with 6 months.

17 Nov, 2014

Advancing Agricultural Mechanization in Africa


Agricultural mechanization levels (i.e. the use of machinery in farming) differ dramatically across the globe: while, on average, 700-1,850 tractors are used per 1,000 farmers in Europe and Northern America, exceptionally low levels of mechanization persist in many developing countries: a mere 3-6 tractors are in operation per 1,000 farmers in China, Africa or India (see illustration).

6 Nov, 2014

NEW: CEMA Position on use of civil drones in agriculture

Civil drones - an important tool in the quest for sustainable productivity growth in agriculture

3 Nov, 2014

CEMA position on the Medium Combustion Plant Directive

Need to avoid conflicting legislation on Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM)

23 Oct, 2014

Completing the Internal Market for towed agricultural vehicles

New EU rules need to be workable in practice

14 Oct, 2014

Keeping narrow tractors narrow

The need for a further delay of Stage IV diesel emission limits