Automotive Industry

Stellantis CEO says chip crisis has fractured relationships between automakers and suppliers

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-09

The microchip crisis has fractured relationships between automakers and top-tier suppliers that failed to secure semiconductors for their customers, according to Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares...

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Latest report from ECG Business Intelligence: Emission Trading System hits Transport

News from ECG - 2021-12-08

We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest report from ECG Business Intelligence in partnership with Automotive from Ultima Media...

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Rhine-Alpine Corridor to be the frontrunner in sustainable transport

Land Transport - 2021-12-08

The Interregional alliance for the Rhine-Alpine Corridor (EGTC) has published a roadmap to become carbon neutral...

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Stellantis says partnership with Foxconn will help bring chip supply stability

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-08

Stellantis and Foxconn have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-design a family of dedicated microcontrollers that will eventually cover 80% of Stellantis’ needs, the companies said...

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VW halts output at Passat plant in Germany until January

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-08

Due to the shortage of microchips and electronic components, production at Volkswagen's plant in Emden, Germany, is on hold for the rest of 2021...

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In tests, cars powered by e-petrol pollute the air as much as petrol

News from Brussels - 2021-12-07

Cars powered by synthetic fuel emit as much poisonous nitrogen oxides (NOx) as fossil fuel engines, new emissions testing shows...

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Peugeot to become electric-only brand in Europe by 2030, CEO says

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-07

Every new Peugeot model launched in Europe by 2030 will be full-electric only, CEO Linda Jackson says, as the Stellantis brand prepares for the transition away from internal combustion engines...

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Stellantis targets $23bn in additional revenues from software

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-07

Stellantis plans to generate around €4bn ($4...

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Logistics employers starting to see the green shoots of recovery, says new report

Land Transport - 2021-12-07

Much has been made in the past year of the shortage of Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers and other logistics workers...

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Joint Open Letter On Disturbances To European Supply Chains Due To Unavailability Of German Rail Network

Land Transport - 2021-12-06

On 30 November, a group of railway stakeholders, including CLECAT, issued a joint letter to the European Commission, the German Federal Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, and DB Netz,...

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An Electric Vehicle-only approach would lead to the loss of half a million jobs in the EU, study finds

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-06

CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, commissioned PwC Strategy& to assess the impact of three different Green Deal policy scenarios on employment and value-add among autom...

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Toyota’s European gross sales surge hit by chip crunch

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-06

Toyota’s fast-paced development in Europe to grow to be the area’s second biggest-selling model after Volkswagen has come to a halt after the microchip scarcity lastly caught up with the a...

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EU demands Italy enforce penalties for diesel emissions cheating devices

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-03

The European Commission on 2 December called on Italy to enforce penalties on the use of banned devices to manipulate vehicle emissions, stepping up an infringement procedure against Rome opened in Ma...

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Major transport organisations warn governments’ knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chains at greater risk

Land Transport - 2021-12-03

World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn international transport organisations and un...

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Bosch launches semiconductor production in Germany

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-03

After several years of development, Bosch in Reutlingen has now started large-scale production of power semiconductors made of silicon carbide (SiC...

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For many Europeans, the electric vehicle revolution is a mirage

News from Brussels - 2021-12-03

Listen to EU policymakers and you will come away convinced that the electric vehicle revolution is firmly underway...

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GEFCO France and Gardien Transports test biodiesel fuel in car transporters

Members Corner - 2021-12-02

In November 2021, GEFCO France and Gardien Transports started testing synthetic biodiesel made from waste oil and fat as an alternative fuel for two car transporters distributing new vehicles in the H...

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Brenner transit: European transport and logistics industry calls on EU Commission President to take action against Austria

Land Transport - 2021-12-02

Austria's policy to limit goods transport by road in the Tyrol region is increasingly hindering the ability to provide services and move goods through one of the most important transit corridors i...

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Stellantis CEO says EV cost burden is 'beyond the limits' for automakers

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-02

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares said external pressure on automakers to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles potentially threatens jobs and vehicle quality as producers struggle to manage the highe...

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Rail freight in Germany to a near standstill due to construction works

Land Transport - 2021-12-01

The rail freight industry is deeply concerned about the disturbance on the German railway network of the last two weeks, caused by construction works...

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