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A time of risk and uncertainty for vehicle logistics in Europe

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-24

At this year’s General Assembly and Spring Congress for the Association for European Vehicle Logistics (ECG), members from the top outbound logistics providers and their OEM customers discussed ...

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Tesla plans to ramp up to pre-lockdown output in Shanghai by Tuesday

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-24

Tesla Inc plans to restore production at its Shanghai plant to the level at which it had operated before the city's COVID-19 lockdown by Tuesday, a day later than its most recent recovery pla...

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Electric trucks: new data maps out priority locations for charging points

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-24

New analysis conducted by Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI on behalf of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) will help governments and infrastruc...

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Car industry looks for more vertical integration to avoid risk

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-24

Carmakers and their suppliers have had two years full of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (Vuca) and are actively looking for new strategies to mitigate risk in the supply chain secur...

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Toyota to cut global production plan by 100,000 in June

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-24

Toyota Motor Corp will cut its global production plan by about 100,000 to roughly 850,000 vehicles in June due to the semiconductor shortage, it said on Tuesday 24 May...

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Cutting EU greenhouse gas emissions: national targets for 2030

News from Brussels - 2022-05-24

The Effort Sharing Regulation sets national targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help the EU reach net zero-emissions by 2050...

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Protecting EU transport in times of crisis: Commission adopts Contingency Plan for Transport

News from Brussels - 2022-05-24

On Tuesday 24 May, the European Commission adopted a Contingency Plan for Transport to strengthen the resilience of EU transport in times of crisis...

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CLdN and DFDS to cease slot charter agreement on Rotterdam – Killingholme service.

Members Corner - 2022-05-23

CLdN and DFDS have agreed to cease the slot charter agreement to allow both parties to focus on their customers’ needs...

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ICL awarded Kaizen Award from Toyota Logistics Services for improvements to their Validation checks using automation tools

Members Corner - 2022-05-23

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded a Kaizen Excellence Award from Toyota Logistics Services (TLS) for our collaboration on transportation software to improve their deployment process...

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Valenciaport receives international recognition for its commitments and investments in environmental sustainability

Members Corner - 2022-05-23

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has received an award at the World Sustainability Awards, the “port Oscars” in environmental matters, granted by the International Association of Ports...

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Electric cars spell trouble for Central Europe

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-23

In the Czech Republic, the prime minister has blasted the EU's Green Deal as an “existential threat...

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Court puts sales ban on Ford's internet-linked cars in Germany in patent dispute

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-23

A German court has put a nation-wide sales and production ban on Ford cars able to establish internet connection, it said, as part of a lawsuit over the violation of wireless technology patents...

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BMW exploring energy investments to reduce dependence on natural gas

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-23

BMW is exploring new investments in solar, geothermal and hydrogen energy to lower its dependence on natural gas, the carmaker's production chief told Reuters on Monday 23 May, warning an emb...

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German business morale rises in May on buoyant services sector

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-23

German business morale rose unexpectedly in May thanks to a pick up in the services sector in Europe's largest economy that helped offset the impact of high inflation, supply chain problems and th...

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Volkswagen’s global production network for electric vehicles grows with the launch of a second German site in Emden

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-23

Volkswagen is pressing ahead with gearing its plants to electric mobility...

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Harmonisation of loaded length of vehicle carriers at EU level: What’s next for operators?  

News from ECG - 2022-05-20

As most of our readers are probably aware, ECG’s has advocated for many years for the harmonisation of loaded length of vehicle carriers at EU level to at least 20...

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EU Blue Economy report: ocean economy fuels European green transition

News from Brussels - 2022-05-20

The European Commission has published its annual EU Blue Economy Report to take stock and uncover the latest trends and developments in all economic sectors related to the oceans and coastal areas...

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Polestar trims 2022 sales forecast as China lockdowns upend supplies

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-20

Polestar cuts 2022 delivery forecast amid China lockdown Polestar has accelerated the introduction of a second shift at its factory in Luqiao, China, and plans to recover some of the lost prod...

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Renault unveils hydrogen-powered prototype SUV in race to cleaner driving

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-20

Renault unveiled on Thursday  19 May a prototype hydrogen fuel cell-powered sports utility vehicle (SUV), as the French carmaker scrambles to catch up with rivals in the race to cleaner...

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BLG and Hyundai GLOVIS launch joint venture

Members Corner - 2022-05-19

In May 2022, the joint venture BLG GLOVIS BHV GmbH started operations at the AutoTerminal Bremerhaven...

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