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UK market, output falls -28.7% despite electric vehicle boost

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-23

UK car production fell -28...

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CAPTAIN SUSTAINABLE: A view from the bridge

Members Corner - 2021-12-22

The present high level of greenhouse gas emissions from shipping needs to be reversed...

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DFDS extends its record order with additional 25 electric trucks

Members Corner - 2021-12-22

DFDS orders an additional 25 electric trucks, adding to the 100 electric trucks ordered in October 2021...

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Green corridors: A lane for zero-carbon shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2021-12-22

Zero-emission fuels and vessels will need to start being deployed at scale over the next decade to achieve full decarbonisation of the shipping sector by 2050...

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Big win for Spanish hauliers as government agrees industry-boosting measures

Land Transport - 2021-12-22

Spain's Road Transport Association, FENADISMER, has secured a huge win after long negotiations with the Spanish government led to an agreement over several measures covering areas including loadin...

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Car industry experts expect rapid rise in insolvencies among German suppliers

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-22

Germany's massive industry of car suppliers faces a wave of insolvencies because the companies are unprepared for the shift to electric mobility, digitalisation, and current market developments, a...

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17% of new trucks in 2030 will run on hydrogen, EU believes

News from Brussels - 2021-12-22

Hydrogen has had a busy year, concluded at the European Hydrogen Week in December with the re-launch of the EU’s public private partnership and EU Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean outlining ...

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Green trucks to get priority at Port of Gothenburg terminals

Members Corner - 2021-12-21

In a concerted effort to incentivise haulage companies to increase the proportion of emission-free trucks more rapidly, two terminal operators at the Port of Gothenburg join forces as part of a new pr...

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EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) cornerstone of EU climate policy

News from Brussels - 2021-12-21

The debate of the EU Ministers for Environment has shown diverging views on a number of dossiers within the Fit for 55 legislative package...

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Council signs off clearer and more flexible rules on hired lorries

News from Brussels - 2021-12-21

The Council on 20 December gave its final green light for revised rules for the use of hired road vehicles for goods transport...

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EU split on proposals to extend carbon pricing to road transport, ban polluting cars

News from Brussels - 2021-12-21

EU countries remain divided on proposals to tighten carbon emission standards for cars and extend the EU’s carbon market to the road transport sector, with the fault line running largely between...

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BLG LOGISTICS and Hyundai Glovis agree joint venture for AutoTerminal Bremerhaven

Members Corner - 2021-12-20

One of the world's largest Ro-Ro shipping companies, Hyundai GLOVIS, and BLG LOGISTICS, a leading automobile logistics company in Europe, have entered into a strategic partnership for automobile p...

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Icct Study On Tco Of Electric Trucks In Europe

Land Transport - 2021-12-20

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) published on 28 November a study analysing the total cost of ownership (TCO) of battery-electric trucks in the highest emitting road ...

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New German app allows lorry drivers to authorise covid-19 self-tests

Land Transport - 2021-12-20

Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers performing transports in Germany can now use a mobile application to validate their covid-19 self-tests...

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Hauliers warned about fines in Belgium for missing truck & trailer markings

Land Transport - 2021-12-20

A bizarre discrepancy between EU and Belgian national law is reportedly resulting in some hauliers being fined as much as €1,000 for not having the old-fashioned yellow and red reflective marking...

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Technology is not the enemy, but rather fossil fuels

News from Brussels - 2021-12-20

A successful transformation starts with knowing the stakes...

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GEFCO SA acquires integrated automotive services provider XPAuto

Members Corner - 2021-12-17

GEFCO SA has announced the acquisition of XPAuto, a leading UK provider of fully integrated automotive services including fleet management, vehicle logistics and advanced vehicle care, for an undisclo...

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Skoda to extend holiday break until 10 January

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-17

Volkswagen Group's Czech unit Škoda will extend its Christmas break until 10 January, unions at the automaker said, as the automotive sector struggles with parts deliveries disruptions...

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VW to produce even fewer cars in 2022 than this year, report says

Automotive Industry - 2021-12-17

Volkswagen Group expects to produce even fewer cars in 2022 than in 2021 due to semiconductor supply troubles, a German business magasine reported...

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Road hauliers warn EU against green taxes without clean alternatives

News from Brussels - 2021-12-17

Industry leaders in the heavy-duty vehicle sector have criticised EU plans to increase carbon taxes on commercial road transport in the next years, arguing that it is unjust to do so before clean solu...

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