Land Transport

Mazda left without logistics subsidies in Russia

Land Transport - 2019-05-27

The Russian government has cancelled logistics subsidies for finished vehicle transportation from the Far East to the European part of the country, leaving Mazda Sollers bereft of support...

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DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Fresenius University of Applied Sciences successfully complete platooning pilot project

Land Transport - 2019-05-16

Operating electronically linked trucks on German motorways is safe, technically reliable and easily applicable in the routine of a logistics company...

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Social partners in road transport stand together to demand EU action on safe and comfortable truck parking areas

Land Transport - 2019-05-08

Transport by road is vital for Europe, carrying around three quarters of inland freight in the EU...

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Truck makers call for EU-wide introduction of high-capacity vehicles to bring down CO2 emissions

Land Transport - 2019-05-08

As part of wider efforts to reduce CO2 emissions from road transport, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for a policy framework that supports an EU-wide high-ca...

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Toyota and Kenworth unveil Fuel Cell Electric Heavy-Duty Truck

Land Transport - 2019-04-29

Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) took the next great leap towards the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the first of Toyota and Kenwort...

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First border crossing to use United Nations e-CMR consignment note

Land Transport - 2019-04-26

A pilot project grouping France, the Netherlands and the UK, was handled in February and March involving Transports FIOLET, in France; International Road Ferry in the Netherlands; Brian Yeardley Conti...

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Poland screeches over Germany’s move to reduce rail noise

Land Transport - 2019-04-24

Poland has a problem with Germany’s efforts to reduce the noise on the railways...

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UK’s freight is fast & efficient but it needs our help to deliver cleanly

Land Transport - 2019-04-23

Every day, all of us rely on the efficiency of our freight industry to deliver goods to our homes and businesses: the manufacturer dependent on just-in-time delivery of crucial parts; the family that ...

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New diesel HGV ban feasible with government support, says FTA

Land Transport - 2019-04-18

A ban on the sale of new diesel HGVs by 2040 is a feasible target for the logistics industry if appropriate support is given, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA)...

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Freight firms urged to keep preparing for no-deal Brexit

Land Transport - 2019-04-15

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging logistics firms and cargo owners to continue preparing for a no-deal Brexit, despite the decision by European Union leaders this week to grant the UK ...

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Truckmakers getting connected to improve logistics

Land Transport - 2019-04-11

Long gone is the era when it was normal to wait for 28 days for a delivery; in today’s market consumers expect to receive their order by the next day...

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IRU leads discussions on the future of automated road freight transport

Land Transport - 2019-04-09

Automation technologies and their potential to transform the road freight transport business were explored in a session jointly organised by IRU and Volvo at the European Conference on Connected and A...

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Shippers call for Brexit suspension

Land Transport - 2019-04-09

Thousands of manufacturers in the UK that are major customers of the freight transport and logistics sector are calling on UK political leaders to revoke Article 50 – the two-year proc...

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Digital 'Carte de Porte' now equal to paper version for authorities

Land Transport - 2019-04-05

On 15 February, the Council of Ministers in Spain approved the ROTT (land traffic regulation and management)...

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Porsche to ship cars to China via New Silk Road

Land Transport - 2019-04-02

Porsche will transport some of its car fleet destined for China per rail, starting in April month...

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Russia and Austria co-operate on railway digitalisation

Land Transport - 2019-03-26

Rail Cargo Group (RCG) and Digital Logistics, a joint venture of Russian Railways (RZD) and INTELLEX, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote standardisation and digitalisation of operational ...

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Operation Brock ‘ready for action’

Land Transport - 2019-03-25

New measures to help minimise disruptions to traffic when ferry and Eurotunnel services across the English Channel are disrupted will be ready for use from next week, Highways England (HE) announced o...

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A fifth of driver positions unfilled in the European road transport sector

Land Transport - 2019-03-21

The European road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, a new report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has found...

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Freight Association Urges Logistics Groups to Keep Planning for Brexit

Land Transport - 2019-03-13

The vote in the House of Commons on March 12 which saw another defeat for the Prime Minister's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has sent further ripples throughout the logistics industry and bring...

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EU agrees €7bn budget for greener transport infrastructure

Land Transport - 2019-03-11

EU governments and MEPs have agreed to spend €7bn of the bloc’s transport infrastructure budget on more sustainable projects like electric vehicle re-charging points and upgrades to rail si...

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