News from ECG

Successful Eastern Europe Regional Meeting in Katowice  

News from ECG - 2021-09-24

The Eastern Europe Regional Meeting took place in presence on 23 September in Katowice kindly sponsored by ECG Member CAT Mosolf Poland (CMPL)...

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BP closes some petrol stations amid Heavy Good Vehicle driver shortage

Land Transport - 2021-09-24

Some petrol stations in the UK have been forced to close after the nationwide shortage of Heavy Good Vehicle drivers left forecourts without supplies...

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Freeze fuel duty forever, says Logistics UK

Land Transport - 2021-09-24

Business group Logistics UK is calling on government to freeze fuel duty forever to help the sector make the shift to alternatively fuelled vehicles on the road to Net Zero...

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Ports and Shipping are at the centre of levelling up, says ABP Director Simon Bird

Members Corner - 2021-09-24

Last week 13-17 September 2021 thousands of people gathered throughout the week in the nation’s capital for London International Shipping Week...

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VW cuts output at Wolfsburg plant again on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-24

Volkswagen will reduce production next week at its main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, as the global shortage of microchips and electronic components continues to hit the automaker...

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Car industry “dirty tricks” seek to derail tough EU emissions standards

News from Brussels - 2021-09-24

The European car industry is using aggressive lobbying and making unsubstantiated claims in an attempt to derail EU plans to cut pollution from road transport, campaign group Transport & Environme...

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Industry leaders and organisations call for government action

Members Corner - 2021-09-23

We have, together with over 150 industry leaders and organisations, called for decisive government action to enable full decarbonisation of international shipping by 2050...

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UN seeks IRU voice in key debate on transport resilience

Land Transport - 2021-09-23

Transport networks around the world, both logistics supply chains and passenger mobility services, are increasingly looking at how they can become more resilient to change, such as the impacts resulti...

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Elkann says Turin is key to Stellantis production

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-23

Stellantis Chairman John Elkann said an investment in a historical production plant in Italy showed manufacturing in the country remained key to the automaker...

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Czech leader demands big changes to EU green deal over cars

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-23

The Czech Republic will demand major changes to the European Union's plan to cut carbon emissions because the current proposal would damage its key automotive industry, Prime Minister Andrej Babis...

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COVID update: ECG Conference 2021  

News from ECG - 2021-09-22

ECG’s annual conference is only a few days away...

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Freight Association Takes on the Task of Spreading the Word About Logistics Jobs to Youngsters

Land Transport - 2021-09-22

Even before the desperate search for qualified staff to manage the mountain of extra customs entries required due to the unsatisfactory Brexit deal, nobody could have accused the British International...

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Tesla invites public to visit controversial European plant

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-22

Tesla is inviting people living near its new German factory to look around the production complex in October...

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Russia sales fall 17% in August on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-22

New-car sales in Russia fell 17% in August as the global shortage of semiconductors continued to squeeze the volume of vehicles available on the market...

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Microchip shortage threatens finished vehicle carriers, warns ECG

News from ECG - 2021-09-22

The Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) has warned that the “very existence” of finished vehicle carriers is threatened by the ongoing global microchip shortage...

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Changes to Heavy Goods Vehicle and bus driving tests from autumn 2021

Land Transport - 2021-09-21

Some rules about learning to drive an Heavy Goods Vehicle and bus or coach are going to change later in 2021...

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The Civitavecchia-Arbatax-Cagliari line entrusted to the Grimaldi Group

Members Corner - 2021-09-21

The Grimaldi Group has announced a new, important contribution for the territorial continuity between Sardinia and mainland Italy...

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Stena Line and Frederikshavn sign historic agreement for two fossil fuel free ferries by 2030

Members Corner - 2021-09-21

The ferry operator Stena Line, Frederikshavn Municipality, and the Port of Frederikshavn have signed on 20 September a historic agreement in which the parties commit to take their share of t...

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Railway for Poland – time for Lubelskie

Members Corner - 2021-09-21

Małaszewicze is one of Europe’s largest transshipment ports, which also has the potential to become the largest logistics centre, from where goods from the Far East would be directed to other c...

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BMW, Daimler sued in Germany over carbon emissions targets

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-21

A German environmental group has sued BMW and Daimler for refusing to tighten their carbon-emissions targets and give up fossil fuel cars by 2030, Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper r...

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