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First Quality WG webinar of the year

News from ECG - 2020-04-07

On 24 March the Quality Working Group (QWG) held its first webinar of the year...

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Partners, unlimited is how GEFCO sums up its approach to business

Members Corner - 2020-04-07

Luc Nadal, GEFCO's CEO confirms Partners, unlimited is how the Group sums up its approach to business...

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We have always stuck together – now it matters again.

Members Corner - 2020-04-07

66 year ago we started out as a small family business and have grown to what we are today...

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Industry can master pandemic hit, crisis expert says

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-07

Xavier Mosquet, a Detroit-based managing director and senior partner at Boston Consulting Group, led a team of 20 experts that advised President Barack Obama's automotive task force in the wake of...

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Ford extends Europe production pause

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-07

Ford Motor extended the temporary suspension of vehicle and engine production at most of its European factories until at least 4 May...

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March marks record e-car month in Germany with over 10,000 new registrations

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-07

A total of 10,329 new fully electric cars were registered in Germany in March 2020, reports the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) in a press release...

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Restarting the automotive industry is simply impossible without close coordination and support – CLEPA Newsletter Editorial April 2020

News from Brussels - 2020-04-07

Sigrid de Vries, CLEPA Secretary General Within the space of only a couple of days, the automotive industry in Europe has come to an almost complete standstill and millions of people are at home to...

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ALIS says "thank you" with a video

Land Transport - 2020-04-06

ALIS, Logistic Association of Sustainable Intermodality says thank you to all transport and logistics operators and to all health care workers with a video...

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Questions and answers: Commission proposes SURE, a new temporary instrument worth up to €100bn to help protect jobs and people in work

News from Brussels - 2020-04-06

What is SURE and why is the Commission proposing it? The new instrument for temporary Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE) is designed to help protect jobs and workers affe...

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GEFCO transport 64 tons of COVID-19 medical supplies for Penta in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

Members Corner - 2020-04-06

Global logistics provider, GEFCO, have transported a large shipment of medical supplies on special charter flights from Shanghai to Bratislava to help PENTA tackle COVID-19 in Slovakia and the Cz...

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“Show must go on” or we are still working for you!

Members Corner - 2020-04-06

Despite the rapidly changing situation, we are ready to provide our services...

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UK trade deal: EU auto makers call for far-reaching agreement

News from Brussels - 2020-04-06

The scale and ambition of the trade agreement that replaces the United Kingdom’s membership of the EU must reflect the deeply intertwined nature of the automotive sector, urges the European Auto...

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Auto industry uses lessons from 2008 recession to survive corona chaos

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-06

In the spring of 2008, Renault executives in France started receiving alerts from colleagues at Nissan North America about the health of the U...

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British Ports Association launches new coronavirus information hub and examines the employment implications for UK ports

Maritime & Ports - 2020-04-03

The British Ports Association (BPA) has launched a new information resource for UK ports dealing with the coronavirus outbreak...

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6 ways to save the auto industry from pandemic decline

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-03

Europe’s auto industry is in big trouble from the coronavirus crisis and is looking to policymakers to clear the road for a successful recovery when it finally ends...

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Output at Nissan's plants in UK, Spain suspended throughout April

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-03

Production at Nissan's British factory is suspended throughout April, continuing a shutdown in place since mid-March as the coronavirus outbreak continues across Europe...

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Merkel and German auto industry seek ways to restart factories

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-03

Chancellor Angela Merkel and German auto industry executives are studying how and when to restart the country’s sprawling factory network amid concerns that some cash-poor suppliers may not surv...

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Fiat to start three Italian sites immediately after lockdown ends union says

Automotive Industry - 2020-04-03

Fiat aims to restart operations at three Italian sites as soon as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions on manufacturing, a union representative said...

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Massive ramp-up of truck charging and re-fuelling infrastructure needed, new data reveals

News from Brussels - 2020-04-03

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has released new data on the number of charging points and re-fuelling stations required for zero- and low- emission trucks to meet the ...

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ECSA: European Green Deal must take into account the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

News from Brussels - 2020-04-03

Following the statement by the Executive Vice-President, Frans Timmermans, on the postponement of the COP26, the ECSA Board of Directors who met today took note of and fully supports the firm commitme...

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