Automotive Industry

Slovenia introduced COVID Certificates for services

Land Transport - 2021-09-20

The Slovenian government issued this week an ordinance on the method of meeting the condition of recovery, vaccination and testing to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections...

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No Green Deal without investments in rail infrastructure

Land Transport - 2021-09-20

The European Commission will hold on 16 September a conference on Rail Infrastructure Investment for the Green Deal, on the occasion of the arrival of the Connecting Europe Express in Bucharest...

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Auto forecaster cuts outlook by most since chip shortages emerged

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-20

IHS Markit, whose production projections are cited by automakers, suppliers and research analysts the world over, just took its biggest chop yet to estimates that have been falling all year due to the...

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Infineon opens Austrian chip plant ahead of schedule

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-20

Infineon Technologies opened a €1...

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Europe's car sales go from uninspiring to ugly amid chip crunch

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-20

Auto sales are deteriorating in Europe, with months of meek recovery giving way to deliveries that no longer even measure up to last year's pandemic-depressed results...

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The railway already takes more than 160,000 containers off the road in the València-Madrid corridor

Members Corner - 2021-09-17

The President of the Port Authority of València (PAV), Aurelio Martínez, has assured that “Valenciaport has been betting on the train for many years, and the railway motorway is an...

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Greece to connect railway network with six ports

Maritime & Ports - 2021-09-17

Greek Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Kostas Karamanlis recently announced that the government was going ahead with a number of projects to improve Greece’s railway network...

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IRU and ETF welcome new EU funding for safe and secure truck parking areas

News from Brussels - 2021-09-17

IRU, the world road transport organisation, and ETF, Europe’s Transport Workers’ Federation, have welcomed the European Commission´s launch of a call for proposals to access &eu...

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VW's SEAT to Extend Assembly Curbs in Spain Into 2022 on Chip Shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-17

Volkswagen's Spanish unit SEAT plans to extend partial car assembly suspensions at its plants near Barcelona well into 2022 because of global semiconductor supply bottlenecks, the company said in ...

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Infineon plant downed by power outage in Germany could worsen chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-17

One of German auto chipmaker Infineon Technologies' most important manufacturing sites was forced to shut down after a power outage, potentially exacerbating a global semiconductor supply crunch...

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Maritime sector’s commitment to act on climate change highlighted in new video

Maritime & Ports - 2021-09-16

"The IMO community is highly committed to tackling climate change," IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim says, in an interview for Making Waves: The Future of Shipping, a news-style video l...

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Belgian region to increase lorry weight limits to 50 tonnes

Land Transport - 2021-09-16

From the beginning of 2022, trucks with a maximum authorised weight of up to 50t will be allowed to drive on the roads of Flanders...

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There’s a Europe-wide Heavy Good Vehicle driver shortage. So why do UK supply chains seem more disrupted?

Land Transport - 2021-09-16

A recent report by Transport Intelligence highlighted the fact that Britain is not alone in Europe when it comes to Heavy Goods Vehicle driver shortages...

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Record year for carbon reduction despite COVID stalling economic progress

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-16

Automotive brands are investing billions into the development and production of new zero-emission models...

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Soaring power prices drive anxiety over EU climate plans

News from Brussels - 2021-09-16

Surging energy prices are weighing on European wallets — and the bloc’s climate plans...

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10 Years of RailTec in Falkenberg

Members Corner - 2021-09-15

On 9 September 2021, BLG RailTec GmbH in Falkenberg/Uebigau celebrates its 10th anniversary...

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GEFCO continues reinforcing the North Africa–Europe trade corridor

Members Corner - 2021-09-15

GEFCO, a global multimodal supply-chain expert and a leading provider of automotive logistics in Europe, is playing a growing strategic role in trade between Eastern Europe and the Maghreb...

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Valenciaport reinforces the strategy with its hinterland to improve competitiveness

Members Corner - 2021-09-15

The General Manager of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) Francesc Sánchez, explained in EDEM the keys to consolidate Valenciaport as a strategic port in the Mediterranean...

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Mercedes sees sales stabilising by year-end despite chip turmoil

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-15

The German automaker is pushing to retain its profitability level even as some costs such as travel expenses creep back up once the pandemic eases...

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EU wants ‘Chips Act’ to rival US

News from Brussels - 2021-09-15

The European Commission "will present a European Chips Act" to catch up with world leaders on the design and production of microchips, its President Ursula von der Leyen said on 15 September...

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