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Renault considers spinning off e-mobility business

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-16

Renault has now confirmed that it has launched a strategic review into a spin-off of its electric car business – and provides more details...

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Tesla delays plan to restore Shanghai output to pre-lockdown levels

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-16

Tesla Inc has delayed a plan to restore production at its Shanghai plant to levels before the city's COVID-19 lockdown by at least a week, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters...

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Renault sells stake in Russia's Avtovaz, with buyback option

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-16

Renault will sell its majority stake in carmaker Avtovazto a Russian science institute, the French carmaker said on Monday, adding that the deal included a six-year option to buy back the stake...

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IRU and UITP urge ETS II to be fit for purpose to protect Green Deal roadmap

Land Transport - 2022-05-13

Road transport operators and public transport authorities are jointly calling on the environmental committee of the European Parliament (ENVI) to support the extension of ETS, the Emissions ...

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Toyota rolls out first battery electric car in cautious debut as rivals go full-throttle
 

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-12

Toyota Motor Corp rolls out its first mass-produced battery-electric car in Japan on Thursday 12 May for lease only, a strategy the automaker says will help ease driver concerns about battery lif...

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International Chamber of Shipping and Suez Canal Authority sign landmark agreement to enhance cooperation

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-12

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority (SCA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering key issues impacting international ship owners and ope...

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Volkswagen's EV business as profitable as combustion engines sooner than planned - CEO

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-12

Volkswagen expects its electric vehicle business to be as profitable as its fossil fuel-burning cars sooner than planned, its chief executive Herbert Diess said on Thursday 12 May at the carmaker...

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CER Essays - High-speed rail for a sustainably connected Europe

News from Brussels - 2022-05-12

The CER Essays initiative features a series of essays that show the rail sector as contributing not only to EU transport policy, but touching on different aspects of society at large...

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Covid, material shortages, war in Ukraine: confidence down and soaring costs for operators in vehicle logistics

News from ECG - 2022-05-12

ECG longstanding survey confirms that Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL) operators are facing crisis after crisis and short term uncertainty The vehicle logistics sector is going through the third su...

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SsangYong appoints BCA as transportation and logistics partner

Members Corner - 2022-05-10

SsangYong Motors UK has announced a new partnership for its vehicle deliveries with the appointment of BCA Automotive, which will become an integral part of the brand’s vehicle logistics operati...

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DFDS acquires rail operator primeRail

Members Corner - 2022-05-10

Today, DFDS & primeRail signed an agreement to become one company as DFDS acquires the German rail operator company...

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Ukraine bomb shelters help Leoni keep VW, BMW supplied

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-10

A few weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine, the reality of the war hit home for Andrea Beierlein, the global head of sales support at Leoni...

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EU warns it won’t budge as UK mulls action against Northern Ireland deal

News from Brussels - 2022-05-10

Northern Ireland's trade rules are back in the spotlight and Britain hasn't given up on changing them...

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Russia-Ukraine war puts LNG in the spotlight, cleaner shipping rules: SEA-LNG chairman

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-09

The Russia-Ukraine crisis has highlighted the importance of LNG in the global energy commodities mix, with LNG bunkering set to receive a boost from a growing ship fleet, reflecting the need to switch...

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Automotive suppliers prioritise the acceleration of sustainability across the value chain

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-09

Leading EU conference in the field of materials regulations examines key sustainability policies currently reshaping automotive business...

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EXCLUSIVE Hyundai plans U.S. EV plant, in talks with Georgia - sources

Automotive Industry - 2022-05-09

Hyundai Motor Co plans to build a new electric-vehicle manufacturing plant in the US and has held discussions with officials in Georgia, near existing plants for the Hyundai and Kia brands, peopl...

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Key Performance Indicators for FVL

News from ECG - 2022-05-09

Members of Odette and ECG have worked together over the past 12 months to agree on a standard set of core Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for FVL...

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In memoriam – Jerry Kiersey, Green Tiger

Members Corner - 2022-05-06

It is with great sadness that we announce the very sudden death of Jerry Kiersey on Wednesday afternoon this week...

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Stena Line Propeller Prize – awards for innovative entrepreneurs go to Life Finder Systems International and Cetasol

Members Corner - 2022-05-06

Stena Line proudly announces that the winners of the company’s Propeller Prize 2022 are Life Finder Systems International and Cetasol...

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ELP Webinar on Maritime Supply Chain in Disrupted Times - 26 April 2022

Maritime & Ports - 2022-05-06

At the second webinar organised by the European Logistics Platform (ELP) this year, more than 75 EU policymakers and industry representatives met to discuss with experts the challenges of the maritime...

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