EU moves to ban misleading battery life ads, mandate third party repairs

gsmarena 001

The European Parliament drafted new legislation with the goal of offering better product labeling in the EU and limiting misleading product characteristics, environmental claims and repairability restrictions.

The directive will target the use of unsubstantiated environmental claims on packing and ads such as “climate neutral” and “environmentally friendly” by manufacturers if these are not backed by detailed evidence. The legislation draft also foresees clear labeling for the cost of product repairs and any potential repair restrictions by manufacturers.

The industry will…

Read more on gsmarena

gsmarena 000

Save big on Galaxy S23 Ultra with today’s Samsung Discover deal

gsmarena 000

Kuo:Apple’s AR/MR headset to boost entire VR industry