EU vote paves way for USB-C to be common device charger in 2024

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The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to back EU legislation that will standardize mobile chargers on USB Type-C — paving the way for the law to start being applied by the end of 2024. MEPs have been pushing for the e-waste measure for over a decade so today’s massively affirmative plenary vote — of 602 […]

EU vote paves way for USB-C to be common device charger in 2024 by Natasha Lomas originally published on TechCrunch

Europe seals deal on USB Type-C common charger rules

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European Union co-legislators have reached provisional agreement on a common charging solutions for smartphones, laptops, tablets and other small and medium sized electronics — some 15 different categories in all — agreeing that, by autumn 2024, USB Type C will be the common charging port for in scope devices. Laptop makers have been given a […]

MEPs vote to expand scope of common charger rules

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European Union lawmakers have taken a step closer to agreeing rules to standardize how a range of mobile gadgetry is charged. Today MEPs in the European Parliament’s internal market and consumer protection (IMCO) committee adopted their position on a Commission proposal announced last fall, ahead of a full vote by the parliament next month to […]