Members Corner

Industry makes last call for zero tariffs and greater clarity on Brexit

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-17

Bodies representing the UK’s automotive and logistics sectors are calling on the government for a zero-tariff trade deal with the European Union and clearer instruction on customs processes as B...

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China's desire for luxury cars keeps eastern Europe producing cars

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-17

Chinese appetite for high-end cars is proving a boon for eastern European economies that had earlier worried about an over-reliance on auto plants...

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UK to ban sale of non-hybrid fossil fuel cars from 2030, report says

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-17

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to announce next week a ban on the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars from 2030, five years earlier than previously planned, the Financial Ti...

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Shipping industry urges Governments to take forward USD 5 billion proposal to accelerate the decarbonisation of maritime transport

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-16

As governments come together at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) to consider important next steps to decarbonise maritime transport, the global shipping industry urgently calls on them...

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Port of Gothenburg introduces pilot scheme for emission-free construction sites

Members Corner - 2020-11-16

As much as 20% of carbon emissions from the transport sector currently derive from construction equipment...

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Accelerating the race to zero emission shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-13

The COVID recovery will require a new growth and innovation agenda for societies to rebuild in line with climate commitments...

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German government wants to reimburse heavy lorries for CO2 price

Land Transport - 2020-11-13

The government plans to reimburse freight forwarders using heavy lorries for the upcoming fuel price increases in Germany in the wake of the planned Carbon Dioxide price, Markus Wacket write...

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Government inaction will lead to a wave of bankruptcies in the road transport sector

Land Transport - 2020-11-13

New IRU research reveals the continuing catastrophic impact of COVID-19 on the commercial road transport industry, with a very high default and insolvency risk across the sector worldwide...

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Fiat Chrysler and Engie EPS agree to set up e-mobility joint venture

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-13

MILAN -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Engie EPS, a division of French utility Engie that focuses on energy storage systems and microgrids, plan to set up a joint venture to boost electric mobility, t...

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European Year of Rail 2021 – informal agreement with the European Parliament

News from Brussels - 2020-11-13

Rail travel is green, comfortable and safe – and it will play a key role in the EU’s efforts to achieve climate neutrality by 2050...

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Freight routes remain resilient during pandemic

Members Corner - 2020-11-12

All passenger transport has suffered under the Covid-19 travel restrictions decided in most countries, and DFDS’ Q3 report shows a decline in passenger numbers on DFDS’ ferries of 84% comp...

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DFDS adds rail connection between Nuremberg and Trieste

Members Corner - 2020-11-12

DFDS is further strengthening its supply chain services with a new rail connection between Nuremberg and Trieste...

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RPM Promotes Sergio Gutierrez to Global Co-CEO

Members Corner - 2020-11-12

RPM is pleased to announce that Sergio Gutierrez has been promoted to Global Co-CEO of RPM...

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Logistics UK urges government to 'fix gaps' in Brexit guidance

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-12

Industry body Logistics UK has called on government “to provide the clarity and systems its members require to prepare for Brexit,” on 11 November so that trade can keep flowing ...

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COVID-19 cuts global maritime trade, transforms industry

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-12

The pandemic has sent shockwaves through global maritime transport and laid the foundations for a transformed industry and associated supply chains...

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ICS report reveals scale of challenge to decarbonise shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-12

A new report from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has laid bare the scale of the industry’s decarbonisation challenge...

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Poland bets on electric cars to boost domestic suppliers

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-12

WARSAW -- For air filter maker PZL Sedziszow, Poland's ambitious plan to produce electric vehicles from scratch could be the catalyst that helps domestic suppliers catch up with foreign rivals...

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LEAK: Only zero-emission cars will win EU green investment label

News from Brussels - 2020-11-12

From January 2026, all cars sold in Europe will need to emit zero grams of Carbon Dioxide in order to be considered “sustainable” under the EU’s green finance taxonomy, according to ...

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Skills Partnership for the Automotive Ecosystem

News from Brussels - 2020-11-12

The EU auto industry is going through a major transformation because of the short-term impact of the COVID crisis, coupled with the long-term shift towards zero-emission and digital mobility...

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News from ECG - 2020-11-11

European new vehicle sales have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and national lockdowns imposed earlier this year...

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