Members Corner

Electric vehicles supporting sales through pandemic, says head of GEFCO Russia

Members Corner - 2020-11-24

Electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrids will drive the growth in global sales until the Covid-19 pandemic is over, according to Valeria Seledkova, General Director of GEFCO in Russia...

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IMO MEPC75: Higher ambitions for reducing GHG emissions from shipping are needed to deliver on Green Deal ambitions in the maritime sector and in ports 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-24

On 17 November, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC75) gave preliminary approval to the compromise agreement for the package of technical and op...

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Can the UK supply chain keep up with a 2030 ban on new ICE vehicle sales?

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-24

The UK government has announced it is bringing forward its plans to phase out the sale of new cars and vans powered by internal combustion engines...

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Position Paper: Artificial Intelligence in the automobile industry

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-24

The European Commission recently announced plans to present a horizontal proposal on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the first quarter of 2021...

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Pedro Sánchez highlights the H2Ports project in Valenciaport as a reference in the framework of the "Hydrogen Road Map"

Members Corner - 2020-11-23

The President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, has placed the H2Ports project in ValenciaPort as a reference point within the framework of the Spanish energy strategy to combat climate...

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Plug-in hybrids in new emissions scandal as tests show higher pollution than claimed

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-23

Sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles are skyrocketing in Europe, but tests on the newest models confirm they pollute the climate far more than carmakers claim – even when starting with a f...

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BMW Leipzig plant prepares for production of a future MINI Crossover

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-23

In 2023 the first MINI “born in Germany” will roll off the assembly lines at BMW Group Plant Leipzig...

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Ineos partners with Hyundai to make hydrogen happen

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-23

Petrochemicals giant Ineos Group is joining forces with Hyundai Motor in a bid to give hydrogen fuel cell vehicles the boost they need to become more mainstream...

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EU plans tight car CO2 limits under green finance rules

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-23

Automakers will need to meet tight emissions limits for their activities to be classed as a sustainable investment under proposed European Union rules, which the auto industry said could undermine inv...

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Lkw Maut (toll) in Germany - European Court decision C-321/19 of October 28, 2020

Land Transport - 2020-11-20

On 28 October 2020, the European Court of Justice ruled that the level of German Lkw-Maut is in violation of European law...

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ECG Guidelines – Safe loading process now available in CZECH

News from ECG - 2020-11-20

The ECG Guidelines – Safe loading process was developed by the Health & Safety Working Group (H&S WG) and published in 2019...

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Still insufficient progress in making transport fuels more climate friendly, latest EEA data show

News from Brussels - 2020-11-20

The European Union is behind its objective to reduce the greenhouse gas emission intensity of fuels sold for road transport to 6% below 2010 levels, as set out in the EU’s 2020 climate and energ...

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Europe accelerates EV shift with subsidies, bans

News from Brussels - 2020-11-20

Europe is taking unprecedented steps to phase out gasoline and diesel cars and bring an end to the almost 150-year-long era of the internal combustion engine...

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End-of-series provisions: ACEA-CECRA letter to Commissioner Breton

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-20

On behalf of the national automobile industry associations of all EU Member States, ACEA and CECRA wrote a joint letter to European Commissioner Thierry Breton, asking the Commission to provide writte...

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Carmakers expect up to 15 million electric cars in Germany by 2030

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-20

The number of electric cars on German roads could rise much more quickly than most experts and the government currently assume...

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The “ECO Valencia” arrives to Valencia

Members Corner - 2020-11-20

The “ECO Valencia”, the first of the 12 hybrid ships of the Grimaldi shipping company in the Green Generation class (GG5G) arrives at the Port of Valencia on 19 November evening...

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BERGÉ’s KeyPort Project awarded by Spanish business magazine ‘Actualidad Económica’

Members Corner - 2020-11-20

BERGÉ’s KeyPort project has been named one of the 100 best ideas of the year by Actualidad Económica, the first business magazine in Spain and supplement in El Mundo newspaper...

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BLG: First german logistics company with scientifically recognized climate protection targets

Members Corner - 2020-11-20

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has recognized the targets of BLG LOGISTICS to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in absolute terms...

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ECG Webinar: 2020 and beyond – the opportunities and implications for Europe’s Automotive Industry

News from ECG - 2020-11-19

ECG held a highly informative and successful webinar on 17 November entitled “2020 and beyond – the opportunities and implications for Europe’s Automotive Industry”...

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Changes in the steering of the Health & Safety Working Group  

News from ECG - 2020-11-19

At the end of October Jan van Assen, Automotive Director of the Koopman Logistics Group retired from his company after many years of service...

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