Automotive Industry

21 days of Heavy Goods Vehicle block checks in Tyrol in 2022

Land Transport - 2022-01-12

The block check calendar for the first half of 2022 is as follows: 7 January 7 February 14 February 21 February 28 February 7 ...

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Tesla extends production tests at behind-schedule Berlin factory

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-12

Tesla has been given permission to extend preproduction testing at its new factory near Berlin while the automaker waits for the project...

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The Commission must push for green transition in shipping

News from Brussels - 2022-01-12

We cannot stop shipping...

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Tough EU car emission rules ‘necessary’ says leader of key German state

News from Brussels - 2022-01-12

The European Union’s proposed package of energy and climate laws received surprise backing from the Leader of Baden-Württemberg, an influential German state which is renowned worldwide for ...

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Risks and Responsibilities of Carrying Li-ion Batteries – Webinar 

News from ECG - 2022-01-12

Understanding the potential fire risk from the ship or of any cargo is a priority in creating a safer environment and controlling risk...

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Automar Gioia Tauro: The perfect hub for automotive transhipment in the Mediterranean Sea

Members Corner - 2022-01-12

In the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, in a barycentric position and well connected with all major countries in the area, Automar SpA, an integrated logistics services leading company in South Italy w...

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Germany to accept eCMR from 5 April 2022 

News from ECG - 2022-01-11

ECG is delighted to announce that, as of 5th April 2022, Germany will finally join the list of countries accepting electronic consignment notes for loading and unloading operations within its borders...

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How we can shape the future of shipping, today

Maritime & Ports - 2022-01-11

During last year’s COP26 talks in Glasgow, a maritime-focused side event was held , entitled “Shaping the Future of Shipping...

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Union slams UK government for not monitoring amount of cabotage

Land Transport - 2022-01-11

The Unite Trade Union claims the UK government has showed “sheer incompetence" after a freedom of information request revealed that no monitoring of the extent of cabotage occuring in the c...

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Norway: government plan to stop “social dumping” in road transport

Land Transport - 2022-01-11

Two of Norway's cabinet Ministers have said the government is working on a plan to address “social dumping" in road transport, including changes in legislation to prevent the force...

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Opel's Eisenach plant restarts production following chip crunch

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-11

Opel has resumed production at its plant in Eisenach, Germany, after a break of more than three months due to a lack of parts...

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ECG Negotiation Management course: 6/7 April 2022

News from ECG - 2022-01-10

We are pleased to announce that our next Negotiation Management course will take place on 6/7 April 2022 at the University of Potsdam...

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Truck Bans in Italy in 2022

Land Transport - 2022-01-10

Shortly before Christmas, the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility published a calendar of truck bans in 2022...

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VinFast seeks EV production site in Germany

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-10

Vietnamese automaker VinFast and the economic promotion agency Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI) are working together to help the manufacturer find a location for an electric-vehicle plant in Germany...

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Mercedes loses premium sales crown to BMW, as chip shortage hits deliveries

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-10

Mercedes-Benz sold 2...

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Honda JV to build EV plant

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-07

Honda Motor Co...

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Poland records first driving licence confiscation for tachograph manipulation

Land Transport - 2022-01-07

As we reported just over a month ago, from 2022, Polish road transport police have the legal means to take a driver's Heavy Goods Vehicle licence in the event of a tachograph manipulation...

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How VW, Toyota aim to overthrow Elon Musk with very different approaches

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-07

The epic fight over who controls the future of the car industry is about to get a whole lot more interesting...

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GEFCO tests Stanley Robotics’ autonomous mobile robot for vehicle storage operations

Members Corner - 2022-01-06

GEFCO, a global multimodal supply chain expert and a leading provider of automotive logistics in Europe, has started testing the Stanley Robotics autonomous mobile robot in real operating conditions o...

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UK trade union dismayed by plan to extend drivers’ hours rules relaxation again

Land Transport - 2022-01-06

The Unite Trade Union has said it is dismayed by reports that the UK government is considering a further extension to its temporary relaxation of drivers' hours rules...

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