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TRAN discusses amendments to the AFIR proposal

News from Brussels - 2022-04-25

On 19 April, the EP’s Transport and Tourism Committee (TRAN) exchanged views on the amendments submitted to Rapporteur Ismail Ertug’s (S&D, Germany) draft report on the ...

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Audi CEO Duesmann says European automakers should stop using fossil fuels by 2040

Automotive Industry - 2022-04-25

Discussions around a possible embargo on Russian gas in light of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine have raised pressure on companies and governments to expand investment into renewable energy...

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CLECAT Road Institute meets

News from Brussels - 2022-04-25

The CLECAT Road Logistics Institute met on 20 April to exchange views on developments affecting road transport and logistics at national and EU level...

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KURBADS: "Colonel Kalpaks" with another delivery for Ukraine

Members Corner - 2022-04-22

“Colonel Kalpaks” or KURBADS' 77th car-carrier, along with its driver Gints, is on the way to the Ukrainian-Polish border to deliver another load with cars that serve as humanitar...

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Stena Line chooses Yara Marine shore power solution for 4 ships

Members Corner - 2022-04-22

Swedish ferry operator Stena Line has decided to equip four vessels with Yara Marine’s shore power solution to strengthen its commitment to using electricity inshore operations...

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Combined road-rail transport is 'climate giant in chains' – German industry

Land Transport - 2022-04-22

A combination of road and rail transport is the freight rail segment with greatest growth potential in Germany and the EU, according to a report by German industry association BDI...

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Renault is 'making progress' in talks over future of Russian unit AvtoVAZ

Automotive Industry - 2022-04-22

Renault Group is "making progress" in negotiating the future of its Russian unit AvtoVAZ, CFO Thierry Pieton said, following the suspension of operations amid the war in Ukraine...

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Honda to cut output at Japan assembly plants as chip shortage grinds on

Automotive Industry - 2022-04-22

Honda is planning to cut production by about 50% on two lines at one of its Japan factories in early May due to chip shortages and COVID-19 lockdowns, the company said on Thursday 21 April...

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Russia rolls back vehicle standards over 30 years as sanctions hit supply chains

Automotive Industry - 2022-04-22

Sanctions have hit the supply chains of Russian vehicle manufacturers so hard that the Kremlin has decided to drop its current Euro-5 vehicle standards to “Euro-0"...

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Automotive industry leaders gather to drive electrified vehicle manufacturing in the North East

Automotive Industry - 2022-04-22

SMMT Regional Forum comes to Sunderland to help secure more investment for the region as automotive industry looks to ramp up zero-emission vehicle and battery production...

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North Sea Port and Port of Gothenburg jointly set up network of medium-sized European ports

Members Corner - 2022-04-21

North Sea Port and the Port of Gothenburg have signed an agreement to work closely together...

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A sea change for sustainable vehicle delivery

Members Corner - 2022-04-21

Short-sea vehicle carriers, including Höegh Autoliners and UECC, are investing in cleaner vessel technology to meet ambitious goals and make shipping more sustainable The IMO has laid out the ...

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ABP receives outline planning consent for 4.25m sq ft of development at Port of Hull

Members Corner - 2022-04-21

Associated British Ports (ABP) has been granted outline planning consent for more than 4...

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Latest global automotive forecast changes from S&P Global Mobility

Automotive Industry - 2022-04-21

While the March 2022 forecast update reflected the impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the April update addresses some additional challenges that have arisen, including a rather sluggish recov...

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The European Parliament’s ITRE Committee sends an important signal of technology openness

News from Brussels - 2022-04-21

Adjusting the target to 90% allows for the further use of all technologies needed to better manage the transition to climate neutrality, including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles CLEPA supports th...

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GEFCO obtains Ecovadis Platinum label

Members Corner - 2022-04-20

GEFCO has obtained the 2022 EcoVadis Platinum level for its performance on sustainability in the last twelve months, recognising our commitment to implement sustainable principles across our value cha...

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Ferry Terminal Upgrade at ABP’s Port of Troon now complete

Members Corner - 2022-04-20

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, is pleased to announce that marine works including new berthing fenders and a suspended concrete deck to upgrade Troon’s East ...

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Ukrainian Railways slowed down rail freight exports during the Easter weekend

Land Transport - 2022-04-20

Ukrainian Railways imposed restrictions on rail freight traffic to Poland and Romania...

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Europe sales slumped in March amid Ukraine-related parts shortages

News from Brussels - 2022-04-20

New car sales in Europe fell for the ninth month in a row in March as supply chain problems caused by the war in Ukraine continued to hit the region's sector...

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Oil prices rise on supply concerns as Ukraine crisis deepens

News from Brussels - 2022-04-19

Oil prices rose on Monday 18 April as concerns grew about tighter global supply, with the deepening crisis in Ukraine raising the prospect of heavier sanctions by the West on top exporter Russia...

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