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VW CEO says diesel too cheap for more ambitious transport climate targets

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-22

Diesel must become more expensive to allow a faster transformation of the car industry to comply with more ambitious climate targets proposed by the European Commission, according to Volkswagen CEO He...

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Japan-UK free trade deal will benefit automotive industry

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-22

Japan and the UK have secured a free trade agreement estimated to increase trade between the two countries by £15...

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Interactive map: COVID-19 impact on EU automobile production, first half of 2020

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-22

The interactive map visualises the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the production of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles during the first half of 2020 for each of the 27 EU member state...

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Aurelio Martínez: “We have to invest in Valenciaport as a leading industry of our economy”

Members Corner - 2020-09-21

“The expansion projects of Valenciaport are essential to continue to be a reference port hub on the major commercial routes” The railways, the motorways of the sea, respect for the envi...

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New ISO Certificate 45001:2018

Members Corner - 2020-09-21

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Germany raises tax on high-emission cars, but critics call reform 'cosmetics'

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-21

The German federal parliament has agreed to a reform of the motor vehicle tax that will take into account CO2 emissions, but critics said the changes will do far too little for the climate...

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Banning combustion-engine cars by 2030 would meet UK climate goal, study says

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-21

The UK government must bring forward by a decade its ban on the sale of the most polluting cars if it wants to even come close to its climate change goals, a new study by Greenpeace and Green All...

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FCA wins $949m credit line from European bank for EV production

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-21

The European Investment Bank has increased to almost €800m ($949m) its credit line being extended to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to support production of electric and hybrid vehicles, the bank...

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The construction of the second hybrid Ro-Ro vessel started

Members Corner - 2020-09-18

Finnlines newbuilding programme continues as planned...

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ERFA Welcomes Parliament Vote on Waiving and Reducing Track Access Charges

News from Brussels - 2020-09-18

ERFA, the European Association representing the interests of private and independent rail freight companies, welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the proposed European Regulation establ...

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EU’s 2030 climate target: ECSA publishes study on implications of EU ETS for shipping

News from Brussels - 2020-09-18

With the European Commission announcing an increased climate target for 2030 and aiming to extend the EU's Emission Trading System (EU ETS) to the shipping sector, ECSA is publishing its joint stu...

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ECG Eastern Regional meeting held on 18 September

News from ECG - 2020-09-18

For the first time ever the Eastern Region Meeting was held online on 18 September...

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ALICE and ELUPEG start a Blockchain Interest Group

Members Corner - 2020-09-17

ALICE, the European Alliance for Logistics Innovation through Collaboration in Europe and ELUPEG, a European organisation for leading players in the Supply Chain Industry have launched an interest gro...

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BERGÉ promotes digitalisation with its new automated terminal in the port of Bilbao

Members Corner - 2020-09-17

BERGÉ, a leading logistics operator, has begun operations in its new automated terminal project in the port of Bilbao, which will be used as a model for the other ports around Spain where the c...

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New rail link between Oslo and the Port of Gothenburg

Members Corner - 2020-09-17

A new weekly rail shuttle service has commenced, providing Oslo and Norway with a rapid, dependable, climate-smart link to the largest port in Scandinavia...

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European Parliament votes to end dirty diesel’s licence to pollute

News from Brussels - 2020-09-17

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday 15 September to put an end to the “licence to pollute” carmakers managed to obtain in the midst of the Dieselgate scandal...

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Climate target ambition must be matched by supportive EU policies, auto makers underline

News from Brussels - 2020-09-17

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) takes note of the ‘2030 Climate Target Plan’ unveiled today by the European Commission...

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MEPs want new cars to respect emission limits under real driving conditions

News from Brussels - 2020-09-17

As of September 2022, cars must meet EU limits on NOx emissions under real driving conditions to comply with air pollution limits, says the European Parliament...

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Common standards to alleviate uncertain demand and distribution changes

News from ECG - 2020-09-17

Standardising communications between OEMs and tier one and two suppliers offers novel possibilities to smooth out the volatile conditions that modern automotive logistics has to contend with...

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Automotive specialist expands in Maghreb region

Members Corner - 2020-09-16

Gefco Group has completed its acquisition of GLT, the Europe-Morocco transport specialist...

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