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Renault, Nissan said to triple investment in EVs

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-24

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors plan to triple their investment to jointly develop electric vehicles, two people with knowledge of the plan told Reuters...

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Lamborghini to bid farewell to pure combustion cars this year

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-24

Lamborghini is in its last year of selling only pure combustion engines in models such as Aventador as the sports-car maker switches its lineup to plug-in hybrids...

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IRU workshop comes at crucial moment for the enforcement of the EU’s Mobility Package 1 rules

Land Transport - 2022-01-24

The next milestone for the enforcement of the Mobility Package 1 is 2 February, when new European Union rules on the posting of drivers will become applicable in the 27 Member States...

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Data and digitalization in the automotive industry

News from Brussels - 2022-01-24

Alongside business innovation, digitalisation is one of the most important business trends for the future of the economy, and companies need to develop digital strategies and focus on the key success ...

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German gov't courts BMW in bid to speed up green transition

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-21

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck began a charm offensive targeting major industrial companies and regional leaders this week as the government tries to accelerate its plan to cut emissions and me...

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Intel CEO urges Europe, US to push ahead with chip manufacturing plans

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-21

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger urged the US and Europe to push ahead with efforts to bring back chip manufacturing, arguing that government funding is needed to address an overconcentration of production in ...

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Spanish haulage association wants more monitoring of foreign hauliers

Land Transport - 2022-01-21

The Spanish haulage association has called for increased monitoring of foreign hauliers, citing figures that show Eastern European haulage firms are gaining an even bigger share of Spain's domesti...

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New ‘Driver Health Calculator’ says truckers face 43% risk of “poor quality of life”

Land Transport - 2022-01-21

A ‘Driver Health Calculator' created by UK car leasing company Select Car Leasing estimates that full-time Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers face a noticeably higher risk of health issues than the...

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Toyota curbs Japan production after workers test positive for coronavirus

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-20

Toyota says it has paused some production at a plant in central Japan after 14 workers there tested positive for coronavirus...

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Mandatory border crossing recording should be changed to 1st planned stop, says TLN

Land Transport - 2022-01-20

The obligation for drivers to enter the country code into the tachograph at the border or the first possible stop after the border will cause chaos at the borders, increase CO2 emissions and lead to h...

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UK government opens 3 haulier advice sites in Spain

Land Transport - 2022-01-20

The UK government has announced the opening of three haulier advice sites in Spain to help road transport firms with the extra requirements entailed by Brexit...

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Stena Line and Associated British Ports sign £100m deal for new ferry terminal at the Port of Immingham

Members Corner - 2022-01-20

Stena Line and Associated British Ports (ABP) have entered into an agreement to jointly develop a new freight terminal at the Port of Immingham in the Humber region...

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Closing the Gap

Maritime & Ports - 2022-01-19

The report analyses policy measures for closing the competitiveness gap between fossil fuels and zero-emission alternatives in shipping...

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BERGÉ chosen as shipping agent for Spain by the Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhemsen

Members Corner - 2022-01-19

The Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhemsen has chosen BERGÉ as its shipping agent for Spain, with more than one hundred port calls planned per year...

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Extension to 24-hour truck stop 85km from Calais now open

Land Transport - 2022-01-19

The TWV Group has expanded one of its truck stops in northern France, providing much needed secure Heavy Goods Vehicle parking spaces for hauliers transporting goods between the UK and the European ma...

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DB Schenker joins IRU in focus on global logistics decarbonisation

Land Transport - 2022-01-19

Global multimodal logistics operator DB Schenker has joined IRU, the world road transport organisation, as its newest corporate member...

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Europe's EV drive comes with environmental, social risks, Stellantis CEO says

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-19

The European Commission's strategy to phase out combustion engines in favor of electric vehicles is a political choice that carries environmental and social risks, Stellantis CEO Carlos ...

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Chip crisis pushes European car sales to new low

News from Brussels - 2022-01-19

EU car sales fell to a new low in 2021 as the auto sector was hobbled by the Covid pandemic and a shortage of computer chips, industry figures showed on 18 January...

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A new reality check on self-driving cars

Automotive Industry - 2022-01-18

Some carmakers and tech companies say they're preparing to deliver self-driving cars to consumers within just a few years, a fresh promise that makes it seem like 2016 again...

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Shipping and renewable energy bodies join forces to advance global green fuel transition

Maritime & Ports - 2022-01-18

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS,) representing over 80% of world’s merchant fleet, has signed a Partnership Agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to su...

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