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Santander Consumer Finance joins Vinturas

Members Corner - 2020-01-21

Vinturas extends its scope with access to more than 20...

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ECG has published an updated version of the OQM for High & Heavy

News from ECG - 2020-01-21

ECG has published Version 2 of the Operations Quality Manual (OQM) for High & Heavy (H&H) vehicles...

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Air pollution-busting ship fuel in climate backlash

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-20

New rules aimed at reducing air pollution from shipping may worsen the sector’s climate impact, according to new research, which warns that low sulphur fuels could end up producing more climate-...

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Devil is in the detail on Brexit, says FTA

Land Transport - 2020-01-20

FTA, the only business group that represents all of the logistics industry, is calling on the government to answer critical questions about our future trading arrangements with the EU after the Brexit...

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Germany confirms US car tariff threat over Iran deal

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-17

Berlin has confirmed that the U...

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BIMCO: Low-Sulfur Fuel Sales Rise as Shipping Industry Responds to IMO 2020

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-17

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of high-sulfur fuel oil (HSFO) sales as the industry transitioned into compliance with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap, according to international shipping ...

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Germany's carmakers will need state aid to overcome greatest disruption yet – opinion

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-17

The possible end of combustion engines in the not-so-distant future spells great challenges for Germany's car industry, which is accustomed to success but now could struggle to master the coming d...

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New ECG website - don't forget to update your login!

News from ECG - 2020-01-16

As part of our recent rebranding and communications refurbishment ECG has a fresh new website which we hope you will enjoy and find easier to navigate...

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From 185,000 EV charging points now to 3m in 10 years, says T&E analysis

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-16

Zero-emission transport can only happen with zero-emission infrastructure...

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Germany plans aid for struggling auto industry

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-16

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is preparing measures to aid workers in Germany's struggling auto sector, according to the labor ministry...

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Shipping to splash out on ammonia in green bid

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-16

A shipbuilder and engine maker are among leading companies looking to develop a vessel that can run on ammonia as part of efforts to speed up carbon reductions in shipping through cleaner fuel options...

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German car industry degraded to supporting role at electronic fair CES

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-15

At the Las Vegas consumer electronics show CES, technology "made in Germany" only plays a supporting role, while real progress happens elsewhere, report Stefan Beutelsbacher and Thomas ...

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Getting to the Green Deal: Don’t rule out alternative fuels with a track record of success

News from Brussels - 2020-01-14

Vehicle manufacturers and fuel coalition call for consistency in defining alternative fuels that will drive the energy transition...

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German domestic car market expands, but exports and output fall

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-14

Registrations for new passenger cars in Germany grew by 5% year-on-year to 3...

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New cars still way behind in reaching EU emission standards by 2021

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-14

While the European Union has set a limit of 95g/km for new vehicles in 2021, with one year to go before the deadline, manufacturers are stagnating at 122g/km according to AAA Data...

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New Actros available for the first time as an open car transporter

Members Corner - 2020-01-14

The new Actros is now on the road for the first time as an open car transporter for the Austrian logistics service provider Lagermax...

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Automar takes control of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro

Members Corner - 2020-01-14

Vehicle transporter Automar of Italy has acquired complete ownership of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro in the country’s south through purchasing the 50% held by the terminal’s founder, BLG Logis...

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New diesel cars exceed particle limits, tests show

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-13

New diesel vehicles are exceeding the limit for particle emissions, European campaign group Transport and Environment (T&E) said on Monday (13 January), calling on EU lawmakers to make emissions t...

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Groupe CAT inaugurates its new headquarters in Suresnes, France

Members Corner - 2020-01-13

Following its single-brand strategy, Groupe CAT inaugurated its new headquarters on the banks of the Seine river in Suresnes, close to Paris...

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Poten: Relatively Smooth Sailing as IMO 2020 Enters into Force?

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-13

Two weeks into January 2020, it appears the shipping industry is coping better than expected following the entry into force of the highly dreaded sulphur cap, according to Poten Tanker Opinion...

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