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Shift to e-cars only works if Germany builds 2,000 charging points per week – car lobby

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-10

Germany must speed up its charging infrastructure rollout tenfold to avoid a failure in its shift to electric mobility, which is rapidly gathering pace, the country's car industry has warned...

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DB Cargo to supply 63,000 wagons with composite brake blocks by December

Members Corner - 2020-11-09

In Germany, legislation that prohibits the use of classic cast-iron brake pads will come into effect on 13 December 2020...

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Supporting Tesla with first shipments of China-made cars to Europe

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-09

Reliable ocean transportation and logistics services at the port of Shanghai are helping Tesla drive efficiency across its electric vehicle supply chain for Chinese manufactured cars destined for the ...

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UK truckers arriving from Denmark must self-isolate on entry to England

Land Transport - 2020-11-09

UK haulage drivers arriving from Denmark are now required to self-isolate on entry to England...

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German politicians express relief, hope for climate cooperation after Biden win

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-09

German politicians, researchers and media commentators breathed a collective sigh of relief following Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential elections and expressed hope for a new partnership ...

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EU urged to correct transport decarbonisation ‘anomaly’ to reach climate targets

News from Brussels - 2020-11-09

The EU should scale up the use of sustainable renewable fuels in road transport and the different departments within the European Commission should join forces in legislation if Europe’s ambitio...

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BERGE will manage all of the customs procedures for its clients after BREXIT

Members Corner - 2020-11-06

BERGÉ through its Customs area, will carry out all of the customs procedures for its clients with the United Kingdom after BREXIT on 1 January when it will become a third country, ful...

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Shipping industry should consider nuclear option for decarbonizing: experts

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-06

Stakeholders in the maritime industry are considering an increased uptake of nuclear power as one of its choices as it strives to meet decarbonization targets that the International Maritime Organizat...

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Keeping Ahead of Digitalisation: ICS Announces Two New Initiatives

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-06

The International Chamber of Shipping is set to deliver two new initiatives to help the shipping industry face the continuing challenges brought by the digital revolution of the maritime sector...

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Existential electric race awaits after pandemic, VW's Diess says

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-06

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess said the automaker will pursue a sweeping transition to electric cars, declaring it a matter of survival even as the coronavirus risks upending business in the near ...

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Fully electric cars' share of new registrations reaches record 8.4 percent in Germany

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-05

Pure electric cars' share of new car registrations in Germany reached 8...

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UK industry opposes dealership closures amid latest COVID lockdown

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-05

The British auto industry is fighting against new lockdown measures that will force showrooms in England to close from 5 November until 2 December as the country struggles to control the coronavi...

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European sales backslide in the midst of another coronavirus wave

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-05

New-car sales fell in the European Union's four largest auto markets last month, signaling demand has relapsed in the midst of another wave of the coronavirus cases hitting the region...

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Fuel types of new cars: petrol 47.5%, hybrids 12.4%, electric 9.9% market share third quarter 2020

News from Brussels - 2020-11-05

In the third quarter of 2020, almost one in 10 passenger cars sold in the EU was an electrically-chargeable vehicle (9...

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ProAct launches range of tracking tools for outbound sector

Members Corner - 2020-11-04

Supply chain and logistics software expert ProAct is introducing a new range of on-demand digital products designed to manage global multimodal supply chains from manufacturer to market...

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England’s second lockdown – what this means for haulage and logistics

Land Transport - 2020-11-04

The RHA will stay open for business in the event of England entering a second lockdown from Thursday 5 November...

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Germany’s narrow focus on battery cars endangers CO2 targets - engineers' association

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-04

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) has warned against what it sees as the narrow focus of the German government and parts of the country’s industry  on electric vehicles as...

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Production of the iconic M3 begins at BMW Group’s Munich plant

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-04

This week sees the start of series production of the new BMW M3 at BMW Group Plant Munich...

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Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group sign binding agreement for new fuel-cell joint venture

Land Transport - 2020-11-03

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialise fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, ...

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Honda joins Fiat Chrysler in pooling with Tesla for EU emissions compliance

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-03

Honda joined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in pooling its fleet with Tesla Inc...

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