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Confusion Over Terminology Blamed for Brexit Misunderstanding

Land Transport - 2020-09-16

The government has claimed that a misunderstanding of terms is what led to an attack from Logistics UK regarding the readiness of the new Customs system designed to smooth the way for trucks...

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Now is the time to get vehicle distribution out of the stone age

Land Transport - 2020-09-16

The number one strategic challenge for the automotive logistics sector right now is in matching vehicle distribution with demand through new channels of communication and different levels of service...

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Rolls-Royce resumes two-shift working with workforce maintained

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-16

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that the company has resumed full two-shift production at its Global Centre of Luxury Manufacturing Excellence at Goodwood, West Sussex...

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EP proposal for shipping without impact assessment risks regulatory patchwork and international trade tensions without delivering climate objectives

News from Brussels - 2020-09-16

ECSA regrets a decision of the plenary today in the European Parliament to draft a proposal to include shipping under the EU’s Emission Trading System (EU ETS)...

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EU Parliament tells VdL to make shipping polluters pay

News from Brussels - 2020-09-16

The European Parliament today voted for ships to be required by EU law to cut their carbon emissions...

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Latest report from ECG Business Intelligence: Accelerating Demand for EVs & PHEVs in 2020 and Beyond

News from ECG - 2020-09-15

We are pleased to announce on 15 September the publication of our latest report from ECG Business Intelligence in partnership with Automotive from Ultima Media...

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen integrates services to support customer growth

Members Corner - 2020-09-15

Wallenius Wilhelmsen is a company in motion – just like the world around us...

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SCH sees green shoots of recovery for RO-RO cargo volumes 

Members Corner - 2020-09-15

SCH is seeing the wheels of trade turning again as cargo volumes through the Port of Southampton build, with more UK manufacturing industries returning to work in the wake of the COVID 19 crisis and t...

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Shippers balk at EU carbon market plan

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-15

The shipping industry has railed against plans to expand the EU carbon market to the maritime sector ahead of a crucial vote in the European Parliament on Tuesday (15 September) that risks putting law...

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RHA Brexit Checklist- What you need to do now

Land Transport - 2020-09-15

The latest Brexit checklist is now available here...

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Interactive map: Electric vehicle purchase incentives per country in Europe (2020 update)

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-15

This map demonstrates the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and the availability of purchase incentives to stimulate ECV sales (in 2020) for each of the ...

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Why MEPs should vote to include shipping in the EU carbon market

News from Brussels - 2020-09-15

Ahead of this week's shipping pollution vote in the European Parliament, T&E and 14 environmental groups are appealing to MEPs to vote to include shipping pollution in the emissions tradi...

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A quarter of new cars in Europe electric by 2025, Germany scoops up half of production – study

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-14

One in four cars produced in Europe in 2025 will be fully electric, a study by the Chemnitz Automotive Institute (CATI) has predicted...

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UK agrees to post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-14

Britain has secured its first big post-Brexit trade deal, an agreement with Japan that it hailed as "historic" as it struggles to agree on trade with its closest trading partners in the Euro...

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Automakers could face tougher 2030 EU CO2 target

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-14

The European Commission will propose that the European Union further tighten its auto emissions limits, according to a draft document seen by Reuters on Friday 11 September 2020, prompting a pushback ...

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Only weeks left to save EU and UK auto sectors from €110 billion ‘no deal’ Brexit disaster

News from Brussels - 2020-09-14

With just 15 weeks before the Brexit transition period expires, European automotive industry leaders have today joined forces to call for the EU and UK to secure an ambitious free trade agreement (FTA...

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ECG H&S WG announces new incident reporting website

News from ECG - 2020-09-11

The Health & Safety Working Group (H&S WG) is glad to announce that the incident reporting website which was launched by ECG at the end of 2019 is now live with many new features and improveme...

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An EU ETS for Shipping Would Undermine a Global GHG Solution

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-11

On 11 September the World Shipping Council published a paper highlighting serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the EU expands its Emissions Trad...

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EVs shine in Europe during a brutal period for global car sales

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-11

Global automobile sales plunged dramatically in the first half of the year as the coronavirus pandemic kept buyers out of showrooms...

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Quality webinar with record attendance

News from ECG - 2020-09-10

A highly successful webinar of the Quality Working Group (QWG) was held on 9 September...

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