Land Transport

Shift2Rail 2020 call for proposals opened

Land Transport - 2020-01-14

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) has launched the 2020 call for proposals for R&I activities, with a funding of €146...

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Top 3 reasons to invest in safety innovation

Land Transport - 2020-01-09

According to IRU’s most recent study, one in three transport operators worldwide consider safety the biggest innovation opportunity...

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e-CMR ratified in UK

Land Transport - 2020-01-09

UK-based hauliers will soon be able to use digital ‘e-CMR’ contracts of carriage, as well as traditional paper forms...

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Digitalisation has the potential to ease trade post Brexit

Land Transport - 2020-01-07

Last month, the United Kingdom became the twenty-fourth country to ratify the e-CMR protocol, the digital version of the United Nations Convention for the carriage of goods via road...

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RHA publishes its vision to decarbonise freight and logistics

Land Transport - 2020-01-07

The RHA’s strategy paper setting out the Association’s approach to decarbonising the freight and logistics sector has been published...

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FTA launches 2019 Logistics Emissions Review

Land Transport - 2020-01-06

FTA has today (30 December 2019) launched its 2019 Logistics Emissions Review, which includes the latest results of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS), a voluntary group which seeks to im...

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Leading industry brands call for zero-emission trucks sales targets

Land Transport - 2019-12-17

Thirty leading companies, transport industry players and NGOs have written to the European Commission’s new president calling for ‘ambitious’ sales targets for zero-emissions trucks ...

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Brexit – it’s no longer if or but…

Land Transport - 2019-12-17

The UK now has a new government...

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Linking transport CO2 reduction actions with national decarbonisation pathways

Land Transport - 2019-12-09

Which mitigation actions in the transport sector can most effectively support national decarbonisation pathways? Transport is the second-highest emitting sector and contributes 24% of energy-related C...

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Zero-emission trucks require radical policy changes, says ACEA as new fleet data is released

Land Transport - 2019-12-06

On the occasion of the COP25 UN climate conference taking place this week, the CEOs of Europe’s truck makers re-confirm their full commitment to help make the transition to carbon-neutral and ze...

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Modernisation of State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings

Land Transport - 2019-12-06

ERFA believes it is crucial that the State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings are modernised to take into consideration developments in the rail freight sector over the past eleven years...

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Consumer groups and NGOs urge VdL not to include transport and buildings in the ETS

Land Transport - 2019-12-05

As European Commission President Von der Leyen and Vice-President Timmermans develop proposals for the keenly anticipated European Green Deal, T&E as well as BEUC, Climate Action Network, Carbon M...

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Forwarders ‘fatigued’ from prolonged Brexit process

Land Transport - 2019-11-26

After two – or, technically, three – postponements in the UK’s exit from the European Union, freight forwarders and logistics firms are showing signs of ‘Brexit fatigue’,...

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Berlin and Brussels should realise that e-fuels for trucks are a bad, expensive bet

Land Transport - 2019-11-20

The world’s largest truckmaker does not think that e-fuels are a viable way to decarbonise heavy transport...

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MEP: Clean technology mix needed to decarbonise transport

Land Transport - 2019-11-19

Decarbonising transport is an enormous challenge and there will be a need to deploy a mix of clean technologies to accelerate the transition to a sustainable system, MEP Seán Kelly told EURACTI...

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ETF to Vălean: “Transport Workers must be taken seriously!”

Land Transport - 2019-11-15

While the fate of millions of transport workers hung in the balance these past few months, in the pursuit of a new Transport Commissioner, The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) c...

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Position Paper: Road Charging and the Eurovignette Directive

Land Transport - 2019-11-14

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) believes that the main objective of revising the existing European road charging system (the so-called ‘Eurovignette Directive&rsq...

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Hydrogen power for Europe’s green energy transformation

Land Transport - 2019-11-13

By Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) Hydrogen-powered buses and taxis are already on roads, now the technology is the best option available...

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Rail's priorities for the European Green Deal

Land Transport - 2019-11-13

The EU and its Member States should implement a number of policy measures to set transport on a path to full decarbonisation by 2050, with a modal shift to rail, effective tools to implement 'user...

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Hydrogen Trucks – are they the Euro answer?

Land Transport - 2019-11-08

There’s something European hauliers are talking about: and guess what, it’s not Brexit...

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