With Brexit high on the political agenda of EU leaders, the preparations keep intensifying for the post March 2019 relations between the EU and the United Kingdom, including in the event of a hard Brexit.

During the December plenary, the expected vote on the type-approval file has taken place in the European Parliament,. The first reading position was approved (http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P8-TA-2018-0493+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN) and final publication is expected for early 2019.