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A more sustainable supply chain does not have to cost the earth

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-16

The automotive industry now has a deadline to clean up its act but that is not just in terms of the cleaner products it has to make...

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Bosch CEO says one-time chip supply shocks are over, but structural deficit remains

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-15

Robert Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner said on 10 November that although the one-time supply shocks to the semiconductor market had passed, capacity was still lacking to meet global demand...

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Toyota output back on track in December after semiconductor cutbacks

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-15

Production is back on track at Toyota, with all plants and production lines in Japan scheduled to operate normally in December for the first time in seven months...

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Ep Study On Alternative Fuels Infrastructure For Heavy-Duty Vehicles

News from Brussels - 2021-11-15

On 10 November, the European Parliament issued a study presenting the opportunities and challenges for the use and deployment of alternatives fuels infrastructure in the EU for heavy-duty ve...

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Big car countries opt out of COP26 clean vehicle pledge

News from Brussels - 2021-11-15

The UK government failed to secure backing from big car-producing countries for a declaration at the COP26 climate summit that would commit them to ban the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by...

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COP26: Logistics UK launches route map to decarbonise the UK logistics sector

Land Transport - 2021-11-15

The logistics sector needs to undergo vast transformation for the UK to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, according to Logistics UK, as it launches its route map on 10 November 2021 - Transport Day ...

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Spanish drivers plan 3-day-long strike before Christmas

Land Transport - 2021-11-15

Spanish truckers have announced a nationwide strike from 20 December to 22 December to force the government to take action and regulate the sector better...

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Scania endorses global agreement on zero-emission vehicles

Land Transport - 2021-11-15

Scania has announced its commitment to zero-emission vehicles with its endorsement of the first global Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on zero-emission trucks and buses, in an initiative driven by C...

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Sponsorship agreement inked among Grimaldi Foundation and World Maritime University

Members Corner - 2021-11-15

On 11 November, the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Grimaldi Foundation signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA)...

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VW plans new electric car factory in Germany to counter Tesla

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-10

Volkswagen plans to build a new state-of-the-art car factory close to its global headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, to raise its game as the opening of Tesla's gigafactory near Berlin d...

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VW CEO tells staff there are no plans to cut 30,000 jobs

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-10

Volkswagen has no plans to cut 30,000 jobs, CEO Herbert Diess told staff in an internal video message...

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UK Market: overall vehicle registrations collapse while plug-in performance remains steady

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-10

New car registrations dropped by 24...

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Eurovignette road charging reform adopted by Council

News from Brussels - 2021-11-10

The Council on 9 November gave its green light for stronger and wider road charging rules (Eurovignette directive) to incentivise cleaner and more efficient transport operations...

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Green Hydrogen Fuels to Enable Up to 80 per cent of Global Shipping Emission Cuts by 2050

Maritime & Ports - 2021-11-09

A rapid replacement of fossil fuels with renewable fuels based on green hydrogen and advanced biofuels could enable to cut up to 80% of CO2 emissions attributed to international maritime shipping...

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Decarbonising shipping – sustainably

Maritime & Ports - 2021-11-09

Decarbonising shipping isn’t simply about replacing engines...

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Russia sales fall 18% in October on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-09

New-car sales in Russia fell by 18% in October as the global shortage of semiconductors continued to squeeze the volume of vehicles available on the market...

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VW sued by Greenpeace Germany over carbon emissions targets

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-09

Volkswagen Group is being sued by the Environmental Activist Clara Mayer and the Heads of Greenpeace Germany, the environmental group said on 9 November...

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CER engagement for more diversity

News from Brussels - 2021-11-09

In 2019 CER entered into the negotiations of a social partners’ agreement to promote the employment of women in the railway sector, together with the European Transport Workers’ Federation...

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Clecat Welcomes Progress On Safe And Secure Truck Parking Areas

Land Transport - 2021-11-08

Over the last years, cargo crime has been continuously increasing, putting drivers at risk and exposing companies to losses...

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Trucks still breaking EU’s legal emission limits in on-road tests

Land Transport - 2021-11-08

On-road testing shows that even some of the newest trucks on Europe’s roads are exceeding the EU’s legal emission limits...

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