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Second Covid wave will cripple vehicle sales and distribution

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-03

Carmakers are looking at a damaging month of sales as Europe-wide lockdowns hit the dealer network...

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Interactive map: Affordability of electric cars, correlation between market uptake and GDP in the EU

News from Brussels - 2020-11-03

The map visualises the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and GDP per capita for each of the 27 EU Member States and the United Kingdom...

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Europe’s transport sector needs “comprehensive transition,” environmental groups say

Land Transport - 2020-11-02

Europe’s transport sector needs a comprehensive overhaul if the continent is to meet its climate targets, a group of German environmental organisations said on 30 October...

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Mercedes bets on evolution as Tesla touts revolution in automated driving

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-02

As Tesla touts the cutting-edge nature of its new Full Self Driving software, rival Mercedes-Benz says it has developed a similar system but stops short of allowing members of the public to take it on...

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Deadline passed for technical pillar of Fourth Railway Package

Land Transport - 2020-11-02

Saturday 31 October was the deadline for Member States to transpose the technical pillar of the Fourth Railway Package...

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Stena Line to increase freight capacity on Baltic Sea route between Travemünde – Liepaja by 40 % in 2021

Members Corner - 2020-11-02

Stena Line is one of the world’s leading ferry companies with 18 ferry routes in Europe...

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Download the 2020 update of the 'Economic Value of the EU Shipping Industry' by Oxford Economics

Maritime & Ports - 2020-11-02

Launched earlier in February during the 2020 European Shipping Week 2020, ECSA has produced a more comprehensive publication of the latest figures on European shipping by Oxford Economics...

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Start-up vehicle makers demand more from their logistics providers

Automotive Industry - 2020-11-02

Automotive start-ups are well-known for changing the rules when it comes to the cars they produce, as well as their sales and distribution models, but they are doing things a little differently when i...

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A safer industry - Reducing accidents in car transportation

News from ECG - 2020-11-02

ECG has presented the findings of its Health & Safety Working Group 2019 survey into the dangers of loading and unloading car transporters...

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A commitment to sustainable shipping

Members Corner - 2020-10-30

Ocean transport has a relatively low CO2 footprint, accounting for around 2...

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German car industry commits to 2050 climate neutrality, insists on combustion engines

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-30

The German car industry has committed to climate-neutral mobility by 2050 for the first time, but continues to reject a sole focus on electric mobility...

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The auto industry needs help making its next turnaround

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-30

This is an opinion piece and does not necessarily reflect the views of ECG What’s the biggest automotive industry turnaround in recent memory? Chances are most people will mention Obama&rsquo...

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Ford's electric van, E-Transit, to be unveiled on 12 November

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-30

Ford Motor's upcoming battery-electric van will be called the E-Transit and will be unveiled on 12 November...

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Open letter to EU: ‘Show you care – Keep facilities open in parking areas for professional drivers!’

News from Brussels - 2020-10-30

The ETF has addressed an open letter to EU member states on behalf of trade union member organisations representing professional drivers; calling on on national authorities across Europe to keep resta...

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Board change at KOOPMAN LOGISTICS GROUP

Members Corner - 2020-10-29

In recent years, following various acquisitions, Koopman Logistics Group has strengthened its position in the automotive transport and logistics industry...

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GEFCO receive a TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE AWARD for cost management

Members Corner - 2020-10-29

GEFCO, a world leader in multimodal supply-chain solutions and the European leader in automotive logistics, have received a certificate of recognition from Toyota Motor Europe for Cost Manag...

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RHA Customs Brokerage, a new service for international hauliers

Land Transport - 2020-10-29

With less than 10 weeks until the Brexit transition period ends, the RHA fully endorses Government’s acknowledgement that “time is running out for business to prepare”...

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Mini To Launch Two Electric Crossovers

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-29

Two words seem to dominate the automotive news stream these days - crossovers and EVs...

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Jaguar Land Rover braces for border chaos with or without a Brexit trade deal

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-29

Jaguar Land Rover is resigned to the UK's exit from the European Union resulting in a messy and complicated transition period for its operations regardless of how government trade-deal negotiation...

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Volkswagen Group returns to profitability

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-29

Countermeasures initiated by the Volkswagen Group right at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic to reduce costs, secure liquidity and decrease the funds tied up in working capital continued to have...

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