News from Brussels

Only weeks left to save EU and UK auto sectors from €110 billion ‘no deal’ Brexit disaster

News from Brussels - 2020-09-14

With just 15 weeks before the Brexit transition period expires, European automotive industry leaders have today joined forces to call for the EU and UK to secure an ambitious free trade agreement (FTA...

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EU carbon market not the right policy for cars, says Timmermans

News from Brussels - 2020-09-09

Road transport should not be top of the list when the European Union expands its carbon market into new sectors, the bloc’s climate policy chief said on 8 September...

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UK logistics industry pleads for help to get ready for Brexit

News from Brussels - 2020-09-07

Eight logistics industry groups have written to U...

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New rules on cleaner and safer cars start to apply across Europe

News from Brussels - 2020-09-07

On 1 September, the EU regulation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles started to apply...

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EU road freight sector needs investments in a socially sustainable, innovative, fair and better future!

News from Brussels - 2020-09-01

In a letter to EU Transport Commissioner Adina-Ioana Vălean, the ETF Road Transport Section calls for a fair and sustainable deployment of the EU recovery instruments and emphasises the need for inve...

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Progress on TEN-T network

News from Brussels - 2020-08-27

The Commission has today published a progress report on the work done to implement the trans-European transport network (TEN-T)...

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EC: Hydrogen generation in Europe

News from Brussels - 2020-08-26

The European Commission published its hydrogen strategy for a climate-neutral Europe on 8 July 2020...

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Connected Automated Driving: opportunities and challenges for road transport

News from Brussels - 2020-08-25

We often hear from our members about the importance of reliable and complete information on new technologies...

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ERFA supports French proposal to waive track access charges

News from Brussels - 2020-08-25

ERFA welcomes the announced by Prime Minister of France, Mr...

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New European partnership formed to follow up Shift2Rail

News from Brussels - 2020-08-21

The European Commission is inviting private and public companies to form a European Partnership on Rail Research and Innovation, which is to succeed the current Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking...

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Mobility Package: Driving and rest time rules apply as of today

News from Brussels - 2020-08-20

Last month, the much-awaited Mobility Package, a massive reform of the EU rules governing road transport, was finally adopted...

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The EU’s new digital transport regulation will save operators up to EUR 27bn

News from Brussels - 2020-08-18

The electronic freight transport information (eFTI) regulation has been approved by the EU and will enter into force in August 2024...

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Transport timetable: What’s moving in late 2020

News from Brussels - 2020-08-17

Europe’s transport sector, already hard hit by the coronavirus outbreak, faces a crucial and possibly defining end to 2020...

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The EU’s new digital transport regulation will save operators up to €27bn

News from Brussels - 2020-08-14

The electronic freight transport information (eFTI) regulation has been approved by the EU and will enter into force in August 2024...

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EU must act after study shows shipping pollution could increase by half

News from Brussels - 2020-08-06

Shipping’s climate impact has grown 10% in just six years, according to a landmark study released today by the UN maritime agency...

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Support for rail industry proving complicated and divisive

News from Brussels - 2020-08-05

Until the coronavirus pandemic monopolised the headlines, the health of German state railway operator, Deutsche Bahn and its DB Cargo subsidiary, was the nation’s hot topic of conversation...

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COVID: Stakes are high for European automotive recovery, new facts and figures show

News from Brussels - 2020-07-30

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published its annual Pocket Guide that provides an overview of the EU auto industry, including the latest sector-specific data on em...

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Test by Germany's motoring asscociation reveals e-cars use more power than dashboards show

News from Brussels - 2020-07-27

A test of power consumption in electric cars shows that they consume between 10 and 25% more electricity than their on-board computers show, largely due to charging station losses, car drivers' cl...

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European Commission's new study on inland waterways

News from Brussels - 2020-07-27

The studies are subject to a disclaimer and copyright...

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ECSA: Sustainable recovery requires a well-balanced recovery package

News from Brussels - 2020-07-27

Following the special European Council meeting of 17-21 July, EU leaders agreed on a €750bn recovery fund to help the EU tackle the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic...

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