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Polestar to get EVs from new Geely plant, sources say

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-27

Polestar will get electric vehicles from a new plant that parent Zhejiang Geely Holding plans to build in China, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday 26 October...

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Carmakers focus on China for electric vehicle exports to Europe

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-27

A growing number of carmakers are looking to China for the production of electric vehicles (EVs) destined for sale in Europe, including Tesla, BMW and Renault...

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No deal Brexit would increase cost of EVs by £2,800, says SMMT

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-27

The UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned that a no deal Brexit could push up the cost of buying an imported battery electric vehicle (BEV) in the UK by £2,800 ...

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Webinar: 2020 and beyond – the opportunities and implications for Europe’s Automotive Industry

News from ECG - 2020-10-27

European new vehicle sales have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and national lockdowns imposed earlier this year...

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20 years Network4Cars Trading B.V.!

Members Corner - 2020-10-26

This month Network4Cars Trading B...

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ICS welcomes legally binding agreement to significantly improve the carbon efficiency of shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-26

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes the comprehensive package of additional CO2 reduction measures for the existing global fleet, agreed today by an overwhelming number of govern...

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Driving the future of data: a global challenge for road transport

Land Transport - 2020-10-26

Transport operators are massive generators of data...

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Read the RHA’s updated Brexit Operator Checklist

Land Transport - 2020-10-26

The RHA has updated its GB <> EU Border – Operator Checklist document, which you can view here...

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Researchers develop lightweight battery pack for electric vehicles

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-26

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability (LBF) have developed a lightweight battery pack to reduce the overall weight of e-car batteries...

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Renault, Fiat will end van collaboration ahead of FCA/PSA merger

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-26

Renault Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are ending their production collaboration on commercial vans ahead of FCA’s merger with PSA Group...

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International experts recognise Valenciaport as a reference in data management

Members Corner - 2020-10-23

The use of intelligent platforms for the exchange of information in real time that connects the whole transport and logistics chain is one of the keys to improving the competitiveness of the port comm...

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Volkswagen continues fight with German car lobby group over future use of fuels

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-23

The German car industry lobby group VDA and its biggest member, Volkswagen, are continuing their internal argument over whether combustion engines in passenger cars still have a future in th...

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ECG Survey of Vehicle Logistics 2020-21 now available!

News from ECG - 2020-10-23

The latest edition of the ECG Survey of Vehicle Logistics in Europe has been published...

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HAROPA - Port of Le Havre joins the "Getting to Zero" coalition to help decarbonise maritime transport

Members Corner - 2020-10-22

The “Getting to Zero Coalition” was launched at the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019 as part of a partnership between three intergovernmental organisations (the Global Maritime Fo...

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Gefco chief outlines greener European road freight vision

Members Corner - 2020-10-22

The head of one Europe’s leading industrial logistics companies has set out his vision for greener and more sustainable road freight in Europe, calling time on diesel-driven trucks and advocatin...

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Pandemic-weakened EU countries unlikely to waive track access charges

Land Transport - 2020-10-22

Only a few EU Member States will respond to the call of new EU legislation, allowing for a waiver, reduction or deferral of track access charges as long as the pandemic lasts...

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EU carmakers pressure Barnier to soften Brexit electric vehicle rules

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-22

It's taken a while, but Europe's carmakers are moving to help the U...

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‘No deal’ tariffs would undermine Britain’s green recovery with £2,800 drain on electric car affordability, warns SMMT

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-22

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has again urged both sides to re-engage with vigour in the Brexit negotiation process, honouring the commitment to get a good deal done, as new ca...

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UK-EU Brexit talks restart with just weeks to seal deal

News from Brussels - 2020-10-22

Britain and the European Union will resume fraught post-Brexit trade talks on Thursday (22 October) after seven days lost to threats and brinkmanship, and with just weeks left to salvage an agreement...

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Video - “COVID pandemic: biggest risk ever to face EU auto industry,” warns Michael Manley

News from Brussels - 2020-10-22

Video message from Michael Manley, President of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) and CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) on the impact of COVID-19 on the EU automobil...

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