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E-fuel would be wasted on cars while it’s badly needed to decarbonise planes and ships – study

Land Transport - 2020-12-07

Many car and truckmakers want to use e-fuels like hydrogen and e-diesel to clean up road transport, but new research shows that powering just a fraction of vehicles with e-fuels in 2050 woul...

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Toyota to reveal new European-focused electric SUV in 2021

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-07

Toyota will reveal a new electric SUV next year as the first model built on a bespoke BEV platform, kick-starting what will be a fast-expanding range of electric vehicles...

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Denmark aims to have 775,000 electrified cars by 2030

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-07

Denmark aims to put at least 775,000 electric or hybrid cars on the country's roads by 2030 in its latest move to reach its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70% by that year...

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BMW CEO Zipse to lead ACEA next year

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-07

Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW Group, will lead the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) next year...

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Position Paper: Views on proposals for potential Euro 7 emission standard

News from Brussels - 2020-12-07

ACEA again urges the European Commission to adopt a top‐down approach to clearly define the objectives for potential Euro 7/VII emission standard proposals that should aim to tackle air pollution co...

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Industry stakeholders call for EU recognition of renewable fuels

News from Brussels - 2020-12-04

Ahead of the revision of CO2 standards for cars, vans and heavy vehicles in 2021, IRU, representing the commercial road transport industry, together with a coalition of European automotive, fuel ...

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Four weeks to go: Logistics UK discusses readiness with EU Transition Minister

Land Transport - 2020-12-04

David Wells, Chief Executive of Logistics UK, on 3 December met with EU Transition Minister, Rachel Maclean, to discuss the upcoming end of the Brexit transition period...

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Monthly e-car registrations rise six-fold to approach 30,000 in Germany

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-04

Registrations of new pure electric cars rose six-fold in Germany in November compared to a year ago, to reach a share of 10%...

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German car manufacturers risk billions in EU fines due to SUV sales – Greenpeace

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-04

German car manufacturers are increasing CO2 emissions and risking billions in EU fines with the increasing number of SUV models, Greenpeace says in a report...

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Automakers poised to shift dealers to suburbs as pandemic fuels exit from cities

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-04

Automakers are rethinking plans for innovative city centre retailer formats and instead looking at ways to increase their visibility in the suburbs in response to a shift away from large metropol...

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UK government says it will end fossil fuel car sales by 2035 under green recovery plan

News from Brussels - 2020-12-04

November’s announcement by the UK government that it will end sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2030 has been welcomed by T&E...

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EU aims to have 30 million EVs on the road by 2030

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-04

The European Commission seeks to have at least 30m electric vehicles on the region’s roads by the end of the decade under a plan that would require the auto industry to massively accelerate...

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ECG publishes new instructional video on incident reporting website 

News from ECG - 2020-12-04

Learn now how to use the incident reporting website developed by the Health & Safety Working Group (H&S WG)...

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Neptune Lines signs fleet deal with METIS for AI-powered analytics

Members Corner - 2020-12-03

Neptune Lines has signed a fleet-wide contract with METIS Cyberspace Technology to implement its data acquisition and advanced analytics platform in a first commitment to deploy the power of Artificia...

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Shipping Companies Taking Different Approaches on Irish Routes as Brexit Deadline Looms

Maritime & Ports - 2020-12-03

With the looming deadline of Brexit on 31 December, shipping lines serving the country are wondering what the future holds in terms of routes for traffic between the Emerald Isle and continental ...

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Volvo Boss Expects The Company To Become EV-Only In 9 Years

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-03

Volvo is one of the companies in the automotive industry that’s embracing electrification at a faster pace...

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Channel Tunnel rail traffic at the end of the transition period: Coreper agrees mandate to ensure it can continue

News from Brussels - 2020-12-03

On 2 December the Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee agreed on a negotiating mandate for discussions with the European Parliament on a proposal aimed at ensuring that r...

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WEBINAR: Brexit ready? Keeping the wheels turning in 2021

News from ECG - 2020-12-02

With just over 30 days remaining until the Brexit transition period ends, all operators must be fully prepared and ready to comply with customs procedures and formalities from 1 January...

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Questions and Answers on the implementation of Mobility Package 1

News from Brussels - 2020-12-02

Mobility Package 1 is in force and the social provisions on driving times and rest conditions of drivers have been applying since 20 August 2020...

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All new lorries must be emissions-free in the 2030s if the UK is to decarbonise by 2050 - study

Land Transport - 2020-12-02

The sales of new diesel lorries will need to be phased out during the 2030s if the UK is to reach its net zero-emission climate target by 2050, a new study by NGO Transport & Environment...

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