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Stellantis will turn Turin factory into hub for EVs, Maserati cars

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-12

Stellantis plans to retool its factory in Turin, Italy, into an electric-vehicle hub, transferring production of two Maserati models to the Mirafiori plant...

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Chip shortage: German car transporters fear for their existence

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-12

The serious bottlenecks in global semiconductor production plunge Germany's car transporters into an existence-threatening crisis...

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Europe’s policymakers lag behind truckmakers on CO2 emissions

News from Brussels - 2021-10-12

EU policymakers are lagging behind truckmakers when it comes to CO2 emissions, a new study shows...

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Vehicles remain Britain’s most valuable trade good, as export revenues reach £27bn

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-12

SMMT calls for automotive sector to be the engine of the UK’s future international trade deals after new report reveals vehicles are the nation’s most valuable exported good, worth &...

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Toyota aims to make up lost production as supplies rebound, report says

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-12

Toyota in December wants to restart production that has been curtailed by component shortages after a rebound in shipments from pandemic-hit suppliers...

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XXIV Euromed convention from land to sea Valencia, October 7-10 2021

Members Corner - 2021-10-11

The XXIV Euromed Convention From Land to Sea started on 8 October in Valencia...

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Europe’s policymakers lag behind truckmakers on CO2 emissions

Land Transport - 2021-10-11

EU policymakers are lagging behind truckmakers when it comes to CO2 emissions, a new study shows...

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Fuel duel in the race to power green trucks

Land Transport - 2021-10-11

Millions of trucks rumbling across the Continent keep supermarket shelves stocked, factories humming with just-in-time deliveries of parts and online purchases showing up on doorsteps — but...

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Connecting Europe Express reaches final destination after 20,000km journey

News from Brussels - 2021-10-11

On 7 October, the Connecting Europe Express reached its final destination of Paris after 36 days travelling across Europe - West to East, North to South, and even visiting neighbours outside the EU...

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ECG forced to focus on survival in industry conference - Microchip crisis – impact on vehicle logistics worsens

News from ECG - 2021-10-08

The Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL) industry is staring into the abyss as volumes continue to decline, demand fluctuates and forecasts are almost non-existent...

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Construction of the second new Superstar Ro-Pax began

Members Corner - 2021-10-08

Steel cutting, the beginning of construction of the second Superstar Ro-Pax vessel, Finncanopus, was celebrated at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Weihai, China on 8 October 2021...

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IRU briefs 14 transport ministers on COVID, borders and trade

Land Transport - 2021-10-08

IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has addressed 14 Ministers of Transport in a closed door round table session during the 12th Transport and Communication Forum, hosted by the Turkish Minis...

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Skoda will significantly cut output until year-end

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-08

Skoda will "significantly reduce or even halt" production from 18 October untill the end of the year due to the global shortage of chips hobbling the automotive sector...

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Stellantis looks at splitting off Opel plants in Germany

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-08

Stellantis, owner of Opel, is considering splitting off the German automaker's largest plant and a second plant, which is shutting down temporarily next week due to chip shortages...

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ECG Conference 2021: What you need to know

News from ECG - 2021-10-08

The first ECG conference in 2 years, as predicted, has generated a record attendance as the industry celebrates being able to come back together once again...

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Women are ‘the answer to the jobs crisis in shipping’, says Stena Line

Maritime & Ports - 2021-10-07

Women are the answer to the jobs crisis in shipping, according to Stena Line, with the Swedish ferry company calling for “diversity in a sector badly hit by Brexit and the pandemic...

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Daimler separates business into strategic management of cars and trucks

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-07

At the end of 2021, Daimler is spinning off its commercial vehicles business into a separately listed and fully independent company called Daimler Truck Holding...

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Latest report from ECG Business Intelligence: Chinese OEMs' strategies for Europe

News from ECG - 2021-10-07

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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DFDS orders 100 electrical Volvo trucks

Members Corner - 2021-10-06

DFDS places large commercial order of electric Volvo trucks which is one of the largest heavy-duty electric truck orders to date...

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Campaign seeks to attract ex-Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers back to the industry

Land Transport - 2021-10-06

A campaign is underway to address the severe shortage of Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers in the UK by contacting people with a vocational licence but who are currently not driving for a living in an attem...

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