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HÖDLMAYR HUNGÁRIA celebrating 30 years in business

Members Corner - 2020-10-01

In 1990 the local economy opened for Western automotive manufacturers, who pushed into the Hungarian market...

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Press Release: Global Maritime Enterprises Ltd.

Members Corner - 2020-10-01

Global Maritime Enterprises Ltd...

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International Chamber of Shipping updates health guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to reflect latest knowledge

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-01

A great deal has changed since March, when the International Chamber of Shipping first issued guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of COVID-19...

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VW confirms 2020 outlook; expects September delivery growth to continue

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-01

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess said the automaker's September orders have been higher than last year and that he expects the positive trend to continue in the fourth quarter...

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Driving cleaner transport with the Eurovignette

News from Brussels - 2020-10-01

With the revision of the Eurovignette Directive on road user charges the subject of intense debate in the European Council, IRU has written an open letter to senior EU officials urging them to conside...

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Making intelligent vehicles will be bigger challenge than electric cars – VW brand chief

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-30

The transformation of the car industry will pose a challenge for German car manufacturer VW in the decades to come, brand chief Ralf Brandstätter has told Frankfurter Allgemeine Ze...

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Internal combustion engine ‘not going away’, automakers say

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-30

While automakers are busy making plans to roll out electric vehicles, the existing car fleet will continue relying on traditional fuels for many years to come, the industry says, arguing in favour of ...

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Renault unions reject cost-cutting plans, report says

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-30

The four main unions representing employees at Renault oppose its cost-cutting plans, French union sources said, adding to the automaker's restructuring headaches...

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New EU alliance aims for ‘strategic autonomy’ on key raw materials

News from Brussels - 2020-09-30

The European Commission launched a new industry alliance on Tuesday (30 September) aimed at strengthening the EU’s “strategic autonomy” on raw materials like rare earths, which are c...

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Maritime & Ports Working Group: Webinar 28 September

News from ECG - 2020-09-29

Maritime & Ports Working Group (M&P WG) held another well attended and constructive virtual meeting on Monday 28 September...

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New impetus for digitalization of shipping in the COVID-19 pandemic

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-29

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance  of electronic data exchange and the vital need for digitalization and automation, to ensure supply chains conti...

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Brexit: ETF warns of chaos in road transport with port delays at UK border

Land Transport - 2020-09-29

The ETF has addressed a letter to the EU-UK Brexit Negotiation Taskforce to express and share UNITE the UNION’s concerns that Brexit will come with chaos and confusion on the UK border...

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Start-up vehicle makers demand more from their logistics providers

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-29

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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Building e-car requires same labour as combustion engine car – BCG study

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-29

A study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) says that there is little difference in the amount of personnel and work involved in building an electric car and a vehicle with a combustion engine, repo...

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France plans to trim EV subsidies, lower limit for CO2 penalties

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-29

France will gradually cut subsidies for full-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, posing a risk to a segment that is growing but still remains a relatively small portion of the market...

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German car industry says California's 2035 conventional car ban is inappropriate

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-29

The German car industry has criticised California's decision to ban sales of new conventional cars from 2035...

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Higher climate targets must go hand in hand with stronger incentives and infrastructure ramp-up

News from Brussels - 2020-09-29

Message from ACEA's Director General – September 2020 From the outset, I want to stress that the automobile industry supports the EU’s long-term goal of achieving climate neutrality...

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Increasing the EU’s 2030 emissions reduction target is necessary and feasible

News from Brussels - 2020-09-29

On Monday 28 September, the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety held a debate with Mr Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the Commission, on stepping up Europe’s 20...

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New chair of the ECG Academy Advisory Board (EAAG) elected  

News from ECG - 2020-09-29

On Friday 25 September, the members of the ECG Academy Advisory Group (EAAG) met virtually for the election of the chairperson...

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Recommendation on Full Body Covers published

News from ECG - 2020-09-28

The ECG Quality Working Group in its recent meetings has been discussing the utilization of Full Body Covers (FBCs) in the supply chain...

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