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UECC’s eco-friendly PCTCs tagged for new Oslo tram transport

Members Corner - 2020-09-28

New trams for the City of Oslo, Norway, will be delivered using UECC’s eco-friendly duel-fuel LNG PCTC vessels, with new LNG battery-hybrid ships joining the mix in 2021...

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Eurotunnel on track for Brexit disruption as talks falter

Land Transport - 2020-09-28

A report published on Tuesday (22 September) accused the UK government of failing to ensure that the cross-Channel rail link can continue to operate after the Brexit transition is over, while EU offic...

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UK production falls by nearly half in August

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-28

British car production fell by an annual 45% in August as the sector continues to suffer due to the COVID-19 pandemic pushing down demand, an industry body said on Friday 25 September...

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SMMT response to CBI Brexit survey

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-28

"The pandemic has caused immense damage to the automotive sector, with thousands of jobs lost and precious resources diverted to dealing with the crisis at hand...

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Open letter to EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier and to UK Chief Negotiator David Frost and Prime Minister Boris Johnson

News from ECG - 2020-09-25

A EU-UK deal is still possible and remains indispensable Every year, more than 2...

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How to achieve sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet?

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-25

​A global audience has heard how innovation, the maritime workforce and the role of industry and governments can work to realise shipping's sustainable future...

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UK should support viable suppliers in distress amid COVID pandemic, McLaren says

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-25

Britain should prevent viable suppliers in trouble because of the coronavirus pandemic from going bankrupt, McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt said...

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Daimler to re-tool century-old engine plants in electric shift

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-25

Daimler has entered discussions with its powerful German labor unions to convert key engine and transmission factories for the electric-vehicle era...

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Truck industry and NGOs urge governments to agree road tolls to cut CO2

News from Brussels - 2020-09-25

Truckmakers, logistics operators and environmental organisations have asked EU governments to agree a common position on the long-delayed reform of European truck tolling, a revision which was designe...

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British Ports responds to reasonable worst-case scenario Brexit assumptions

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-24

Responding to the letter sent to trade bodies by the chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove which highlights potential issues for freight traffic after the Brexit transition period, the British...

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7,000 trucks could be stuck at Dover for two days after Brexit transition

Land Transport - 2020-09-24

Up to 7,000 trucks carrying goods from the UK to the EU might face two-day delays in Dover after the Brexit transition, according to a leaked letter from UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove...

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Tesla faces local backlash over Berlin plant

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-24

Tesla's push to build its first European car factory is facing a key test this week at a public hearing near Berlin, where local residents have filed hundreds of complaints about a range of issues...

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Geely debuts EV architecture it will offer to other automakers

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-24

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the Chinese company whose stable of brands includes Volvo and Lotus, said the underpinnings of a new electric model coming next year will be offered up to other manufactu...

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Rail boosted by EU transport chiefs as TEE 2.0 planned

News from Brussels - 2020-09-24

EU transport ministers pledged to give more attention to international rail freight and consider plans to relaunch the Trans-Europ Express network, during a meeting of minds on Monday (21 September)...

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OEM cooperation has the potential to reduce empty rail miles, says Glovis

Members Corner - 2020-09-23

As historically low dealer stocks need replenishing, and heavy SUVs and electric vehicles (EVs) take up more than their fair share of outbound transport capacity, carmakers and their logistics provide...

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Climate Plan involves all of DFDS

Members Corner - 2020-09-23

Getting the house in order is the third track in our Climate Plan and deals with the 10% of our total emissions not derived from ships: facilities, terminal equipment, trucks in logistics, how our bui...

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Quayside Powerbanks - The Next Step in the Electrification of Shipping

Members Corner - 2020-09-23

Stena is developing a solution to use recycled batteries in charging stations at ports...

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ESPO calls for an FUELEU Maritime Initiative that combines clear goals with support for innovation and investments in the maritime sector 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-23

As part of the ongoing discussions on the future FuelEU Maritime Initiative, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) expresses the commitment of European ports to play their part in helping the shi...

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“NextGEN” shipping decarbonization concept mooted for green and efficient navigation

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-23

A new concept for a collaborative global ecosystem of maritime transport decarbonization initiatives has been introduced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Singapore, during a global...

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Tesla warns on challenges of scaling up production

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-23

Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned about the difficulties of speeding up production as an expert cautioned that the automaker's increased reliance on large-scale aluminum parts could bring new manufacturi...

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