Due to the fact that their predecessors had been rejected by the European Parliament, the hearings of the three Commission candidates, who were subsequently nominated by their Member States, took place on 15th November 2019 before the European Parliament. Particular focus was put on the Rumanian Adina Vălean, who had been recommended for transport matters. Especially this policy area requires significant changes if the EU really wants to achieve the targets of a CO2-neutral continent by 2050 and a socially fair transition.