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Germany's e-car subsidies cause 'economic damage' as pandemic strains budget – researchers

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-07

Support payments for electric mobility are part of "macroeconomically damaging" subsidies in Germany that have a detrimental effect to economic development as a whole, researchers at the Kie...

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CUPRA starts production of the new Formentor

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-07

CUPRA has started production of the new Formentor, the first vehicle designed and developed uniquely for the brand...

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Mercedes maps out push to lift profits during EV shift

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-07

Mercedes-Benz, which has fixated for years on leading the auto industry in luxury-vehicle sales, will rethink its ambitions and restructure operations to be more profitable in the midst of a costly sh...

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EU Parliament votes for 60% carbon emissions cut by 2030

News from Brussels - 2020-10-07

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday (6 October) to update the EU’s climate target for 2030, backing a 60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the decade, up from 40% current...

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Port of Santander becomes the latest member of ECG

Members Corner - 2020-10-07

The Port of Santander has joined the ranks of ECG members...

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Transport sector calls for an EU framework on the governance of B2B data

News from Brussels - 2020-10-07

Representatives from the road, air, maritime, rail, manufacturing and logistics sectors call on European decision makers to adopt an EU framework on the governance of business-to-business (B2B) data t...

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DB Cargo to connect ports at Rotterdam and Antwerp with Europe's economic hubs

Members Corner - 2020-10-06

Daily departures to and from the major European ports from December...

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Germany registers more than 20,000 pure electric cars in a month for first time

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-06

A record number of car buyers in Germany have opted for electric vehicles in September...

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Toyota, Nissan will seek reimbursement from UK if Brexit talks fail, paper says

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-06

Toyota and Nissan will ask for reimbursement from Britain if the UK government fails to agree on a trade deal with the European Union, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Monday 5 October...

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What happens if there’s no Brexit trade deal?

News from Brussels - 2020-10-06

Brexit talks grind on as the clock counts down to the end of the transition...

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MOSOLF Auto Terminal Wilhelmshaven officially opened

Members Corner - 2020-10-05

Lower Saxony’s Economics Minister, Dr Bernd Althusmann, and Dr Jörg Mosolf, CEO MOSOLF Group, marked the start of operations at the MOSOLF Auto Terminal Wilhelmshaven today...

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Multiple emission trading schemes may result in inhibition of carbon reduction

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-05

As the world's largest shipping association containing a comprehensive mix of members from insurers to vessel owners and operators, any comment from BIMCO is always worthy of considerati...

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German government squabbles over CO2 label for cars

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-05

A bitter dispute has flared up within Germany's government about which new cars are to receive a green label indicating relatively low CO2 emissions to potential buyers, report Michael B...

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Tesla faces clear path to German plant, state premier says

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-05

Tesla's factory near Berlin faces no major hurdles before getting the final green light to start producing electric cars next year, according to the premier of Brandenburg in Germany, where the pl...

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Post-Brexit talks reach end game as EU, UK agree to work ‘intensively’ for deal

News from Brussels - 2020-10-05

Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday (3 October) tasked their negotiators with working “intensively” over the coming weeks to see if a post-Brex...

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Manual Recording of Border Crossings

News from Brussels - 2020-10-02

European Union (2 October 2020) The European Commission has confirmed that from 2 February 2022 the new obligation to record manually border crossings, set out in Article 34(7) of the Tachograph Re...

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FCA What's Behind, season 2 – episode 3: Supply Chain Management

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-02

The first two episodes of the second season of FCA What’s Behind offered a broad overview of the philosophy that underpins FCA: a constant tension toward progress, expressed through research int...

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British Ports welcomes new Brexit borders infrastructure funding

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-02

The ports industry has welcomed the launch of UK government’s new Port Infrastructure Fund as part of the preparations for life outside the European Union...

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Scaling up zero-emission commercial vehicles across Europe

News from Brussels - 2020-10-02

CEOs and experts from key industries – including Martin Daum of Daimler Trucks, Florent Menegaux of Michelin and Gerrit Marx of CNH Industrial – joined EU decision-makers, end-users and in...

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Greening shipping: INEA CEF and H2020 projects featured on Euronews

News from Brussels - 2020-10-02

Five INEA projects supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) and Horizon (2020) funding programmes have been featured in the EuroNews Ocean programme...

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