Automotive Industry

EP Plenary Adopts Resolution On Safe And Secure Parking Areas

News from Brussels - 2021-11-29

On 25 November, the European Parliament’s plenary adopted a resolution on the safety of truck parking areas in the EU, previously adopted by the Petitions (PETI) Committee on 25 October, as...

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 ECG Negotiation Management course: 6/7 April 2022

News from ECG - 2021-11-26

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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New German government wants to invest in rail before road

Land Transport - 2021-11-26

The new German government coalition will invest “considerably more in the railways than in the roads...

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China to remain 'super market' into next year, Daimler's China chief says

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-26

Daimler's China sales will stay strong in 2022, Hubertus Troska, the automaker's China Chief, said, adding he was confident that Mercedes-Benz could grow its share of the country's electri...

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UK car production down -41.4% in October

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-26

UK car production declined -41...

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Logistics UK gives evidence at Transport Select Committee

Land Transport - 2021-11-25

“The road freight supply chain is facing many challenges and opportunities, including the ongoing shortage of Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers, a patchwork of local urban regulations, and the ne...

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More money invested in roads than rail, is this the modal shift?

Land Transport - 2021-11-25

Railways are constantly hailed as the future for sustainable mobility, and leaders stumble over each other to say that we need a shift to rail...

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Who is to blame for the driver shortage across Europe?

Land Transport - 2021-11-25

The road freight transport industry has been going through a very bumpy road most recently, as the pandemic accelerated and created processes, as well as circumstances, that have negatively influenced...

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Bentley includes logistics in carbon reduction initiative

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-24

Luxury carmaker Bentley Motors has furthered efforts to reduce the carbon output from its operations at the Crewe plant in the UK and reports an 81% reduction in absolute CO2 emissions per v...

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UK. Redouble efforts to support electric vehicle market and automotive sector competitiveness, says SMMT President

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-24

UK automotive sector calls for decisive action on infrastructure and competitiveness as it counts the cost of a second year of Covid impacts Significant challenges remain, from semicondu...

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IRU and UNECE sign new eTIR MoU on paperless and contactless transit

Land Transport - 2021-11-24

IRU, the world road transport organisation, and UNECE, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to achieve completely paperless cross-bord...

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Mandatory Covid pass in Germany; also applies to HGV drivers at loading places

Land Transport - 2021-11-24

Due to the increasing number of coronavirus infections, the German government has taken further steps to decrease the spread of the virus...

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COP26 - together we find solutions

Members Corner - 2021-11-23

COP26 closed on overtime 12 November...

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MEPC 77: IMO Must Rapidly Cut Emissions of Black Carbon From Shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2021-11-23

As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 77) opens on 23 November in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on the IMO, its member ...

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Poland begins checking tachograph data remotely

Land Transport - 2021-11-23

As the latest generation of tachographs must be equipped with a short-range wireless communication abilities, these devices can be checked not just manually, but also while lorries are in motion...

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Statement on the government’s “electric vehicle revolution” announcement

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-23

Commenting in response to the government’s “electric vehicle revolution” announcement on 22 November, Denise Beedell, Public Policy Manager at Logistics UK, says: “Regulatio...

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Position paper – Proposal for the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR)

News from Brussels - 2021-11-23

The proposed Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulation, as a central pillar of the European Commission’s Fit for 55 climate package, must be fully synchronised with the CO2 regulations...

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Finnlines’ third hybrid Ro-Ro vessel launched

Members Corner - 2021-11-22

Finneco III, the third hybrid Ro-Ro vessel in a series, was launched in China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu) in China on 22 November 2021...

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DFDS increases frequency for customers between Rotterdam and Humberside

Members Corner - 2021-11-22

To improve frequency and scheduling, that meets the demand for earlier arrivals into the UK from freight ferry customers, DFDS has entered into a Space Charter Agreement (SCA) with CldN...

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Only a third of German shipping companies already implement emissions cuts - survey

Maritime & Ports - 2021-11-22

Many German shipping companies are reluctant to implement emissions reduction measures and doubt that the proposed EU climate targets can be reached, a survey conducted by Management Consultancy ...

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