Land Transport

European Commission chief says Trump won't impose auto tariffs on EU

Land Transport - 2019-11-08

Outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker does not believe President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported European cars next week, he told Germany's Süddeutsche ...

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UIRR press release: ELETA Project delivers for Combined Transport 

Land Transport - 2019-11-07

The Electronic exchange of Estimated Time of Arrival Project, co-funded by the Connecting Europe Facility of the European Union is the result of an agreement of the rail sector to provide informa...

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Suppliers will charge the change: opportunities in the EV value chain

Land Transport - 2019-11-07

While much focus is put on OEM plans to launch more electric vehicles, a great deal of the technology, value, production and services will come from both existing and emerging suppliers across the val...

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Brexit extension relieves pressure on UK logistics sector

Land Transport - 2019-11-05

The extension of the Brexit deadline to the end of January 2020 will relieve some of the pressure on the UK logistics sector as the industry enters one of its busiest times of the year, according to t...

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RHA wins first legal battle in multi-billion pound fight against European Truck Cartel

Land Transport - 2019-11-04

The Road Haulage Association has won its first legal battle to secure compensation for truck operators who suffered financially as a result of the unlawful price-fixing cartel involving the major Euro...

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Funding available to improve safe and secure parking areas across Europe

Land Transport - 2019-10-29

IRU welcomes the recently published call for proposals released by the European Commission, committing €60m to improve the safe and secure truck parking areas (SSTPAs) network across Europe...

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EU extends road and air contingency measures for a No Deal Brexit

Land Transport - 2019-10-28

The European Union (EU) has approved a seven month extension for two contingency measures to maintain UK road haulage and air connectivity in the event of a No Deal Brexit, although road hauliers woul...

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Women transport workers discuss the impacts of digitalisation and automation on female employment

Land Transport - 2019-10-24

Within the scope of ETF’s “ETF Automation & Digitalisation Toolkit (EADT)” project, women transport workers and trade union representatives from across the EU met on 9-10 October...

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Rail supply industry: European Commission receives recommendations to maintain Europe’s global leadership

Land Transport - 2019-10-22

The EU expert group on competitiveness of the EU Rail Supply industry has endorsed several recommendations in order to maintain the global leadership of the rail supply industry...

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LERS launches guide to help road operators save fuel costs and reduce emissions

Land Transport - 2019-10-21

FTA’s Logistics Emission Reduction Scheme (LERS) has today (18 October 2019) launched a free guide to help all road operators, from owner-operators upwards, to reduce their use of diesel...

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Hyundai to put 1,600 hydrogen trucks on the road over the next 5 years

Land Transport - 2019-10-09

Hyundai has confirmed it will put 1,600 hydrogen fuel cell trucks on the road in Switzerland in the next five years, and plans to sell them in various other European countries too...

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Launch of the ETF survey on what the transport sector needs to be more attractive for women

Land Transport - 2019-10-08

On the occasion of the World Day for Decent Work on 7 October 2019, the ETF launches an online survey on how to make transport fit for women to work in...

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Portugal accedes to e-CMR

Land Transport - 2019-10-08

As a result of intense advocacy work at international and national level, spearheaded by the IRU and its member ANTRAM, the Portuguese government acceded to the e-CMR protocol last week, on 26 Septemb...

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Europe’s creaking railways can’t carry the climate load

Land Transport - 2019-10-08

In aiming to fulfill Ursula von der Leyen's promise to make the Continent carbon neutral by 2050, the European Commission is betting on railways...

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IRU calls on new team of EU parliamentarians to step up efforts on road transport

Land Transport - 2019-10-07

IRU gathered more than 230 representatives of the road transport industry and 25 EU parliamentarians in the European Parliament this week to discuss the priorities for commercial road transport in Eur...

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Logistics industry still in the dark over Brexit

Land Transport - 2019-10-02

Richard Burnett, RHA chief executive, has spoken to Express...

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Hauliers to be left relying on traders after Brexit

Land Transport - 2019-09-30

Lorries will be stuck in border queues if there’s a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, warned RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett...

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Industry disputes claim that LNG trucks emit more NOx than diesel

Land Transport - 2019-09-27

Finished vehicle carriers that have been trialling equipment powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) in an effort to reduce pollution may have been wasting their time according to trial results from th...

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No-deal Brexit pop-up booths for truckers to cost £9m

Land Transport - 2019-09-24

The project will span 10 EU countries and be supported by billboard and media advertising...

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Government launch Get Ready For Brexit webinars

Land Transport - 2019-09-23

The UK Government Border Delivery Group (BDG) is arranging a series of webinars targeted at EU businesses which will help to provide clarity on what is expected of them, their clients and th...

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