Automotive Industry

Daimler expects 'significant' Q3 sales hit from chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-03

Daimler expects significantly lower sales of Mercedes cars through the end of September due to the ongoing chip shortage...

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EU maritime transport: first environmental impact report acknowledges good progress towards sustainability and confirms that more effort is needed to prepare for rising demand

News from Brussels - 2021-09-02

Maritime transport plays and will continue to play an essential role in global and European trade and economy...

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European Year of Rail: Connecting Europe Express now leaving the station

News from Brussels - 2021-09-02

The ‘Connecting Europe Express', a special train put together as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, will pull out of Lisbon station on 2 September...

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DNV’s new ‘decarbonisation stairway’ model helps shipowners navigate newbuild dilemmas

Maritime & Ports - 2021-09-01

1 September sees the launch of DNV, the world’s leading classification society’s latest Maritime Forecast to 2050, part of the Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) suite of reports...

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GLEC Project Highlights the Importance of Improving Logistics-Related GHG Emission Calculations Through Optimising Data Access and Exchange

Land Transport - 2021-09-01

Over 120 multinationals are now using the GLEC Framework to calculate and report logistics emissions across the multi-modal supply chain...

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Women and young people can help solve the HGV driver shortage

Land Transport - 2021-09-01

With a shortage of more than 400,000 Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers across Europe, adding them to the UK’s essential workers list will not necessarily bring in an influx of what the Road Haulage As...

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Jeep, Fiat output at Italian plant to remain idle due to lack of microchips

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-01

Stellantis will extend by one week to 13 September a planned production stoppage at its Melfi plant in southern Italy due to a global microchip shortage, FIM-CISL union said on 31 August...

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Chip crunch hits Suzuki's Hungary production

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-01

Suzuki will halt production at its factory in Hungary for two weeks in September due to a global shortage of microchips...

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Renault to extend Spanish output curbs on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-01

Renault will extend partial stoppages at its three assembly plants in Spain to the end of the year because of the global shortage of microchips...

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Finnlines’ new Ro-Ro vessels celebrate launching and keel laying

Members Corner - 2021-08-31

Finnlines’ Newbuilding Programme proceeds as planned...

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Commercial vehicle industry calls for decarbonisation plans before bans

Land Transport - 2021-08-31

New analysis reveals that, due to lack of clear diesel replacement technology, just 0...

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Production halted at PSA, Opel, Fiat plants on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-31

Stellantis is extending production halts at plants in Europe due to a shortage of microchips...

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Driver shortage impacts road freight market

Land Transport - 2021-08-30

On 24 August, Transport Intelligence published a research paper on European driver shortages, which assesses the scale of the ongoing structural issues restricting the supply of drivers acro...

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Rail freight recovers from another German railway strike

Land Transport - 2021-08-30

The strike of the German Train Drivers’ Union GDL has ended...

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Hyundai Motor Group to Unveil its Future Vision for Hydrogen Society at the ‘Hydrogen Wave’ Global Forum in September

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-30

Hyundai Motor Group on 26 August announced to host ‘Hydrogen Wave,’ a global virtual forum which represents the Group’s plans for a new 'wave’ of hydrogen-based produc...

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Daimler cuts production as chip shortage bites

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-30

Daimler is extending reduced working schedules at Mercedes-Benz factories in Germany and Hungary as the global shortage of semiconductors continues to impact automakers...

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Stellantis will halt ouput at Europe's biggest van plant on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-30

Production at Stellantis's Sevel plant in Italy, which makes light commercial vehicles for Fiat, Peugeot and Citroen, will be halted due to a shortage of chips...

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GHG Emissions in Finished Vehicle Logistics – Road to Net Zero

Members Corner - 2021-08-27

In the last blog article of our series on Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG), we talked about CO2 emissions in finished vehicle logistics and why reduction should be a priority for every company...

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Austria’s Chamber of Commerce criticises call for HGV tolls on all roads

Land Transport - 2021-08-27

Franz Schnabl, Vice-Governor of Lower Austria, wants to see Heavy Goods Vehicle tolls expanded to all of Austria's roads to prevent trucks using alternative routes to dodge motorway tolls...

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Nissan brings its innovation and excitement to the ‘Race to Zero’

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-27

Nissan has announced that it has joined the Race to Zero campaign supported by the United Nations, accelerating the company’s full electrification and carbon neutrality goals...

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