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Germany examines further options for supporting troubled car industry

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-10

The German government is examining additional options for supporting the country's car industry amid the twin challenges of a COVID-19 related drop in sales and the technological transformation aw...

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UK prepares network of lorry parks for potential Brexit freight chaos

Land Transport - 2020-09-10

With the UK just three months away from its full separation from the European Union from 1 January 2021, the UK government has given itself sweeping powers to build lorry parks in up to 29 parts of th...

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Automakers seek longer UK furlough period

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-10

Automotive and aviation sectors in Britain are most in need of a furlough extension in order to protect key skills and research and development investment worth 5...

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DB Cargo upgrades fleet with dual-mode locomotives

Members Corner - 2020-09-09

400 Vectron Dual Mode locomotives will be added to DB Cargo’s fleet in the coming years...

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Shipping and Ro-Ro Ferry Group Sets Out Green Plan for the Future

Members Corner - 2020-09-09

As one of the participants in an all Danish consortium looking to produce low emission maritime fuel processes announced earlier this year, shipping and Ro-Ro ferry company DFDS ha...

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Volkswagen sets course for green electricity to power all freight carried on Deutsche Bahn

Land Transport - 2020-09-09

Volkswagen Group Logistics is switching all Deutsche Bahn carriage of materials and vehicles within Germany to green electricity by the start of 2021...

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Germany's Merkel resists calls to give automakers more state aid

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-09

German car industry leaders emerged from a two-hour video conference with Angela Merkel empty-handed as the chancellor continues to resist calls for more state support for the sector...

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EU carbon market not the right policy for cars, says Timmermans

News from Brussels - 2020-09-09

Road transport should not be top of the list when the European Union expands its carbon market into new sectors, the bloc’s climate policy chief said on 8 September...

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Rail receives €4·7bn in French recovery spending package

Land Transport - 2020-09-08

The government announced on September 3 its intention to provide a financial support package for the rail sector worth €4...

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China to support fuel cell vehicle rollout, official says

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-08

China will roll out a new package of policies to support hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to improve the industry's supply chain and technologies, a government official said on 5 September...

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The Grimaldi Group takes delivery of the Grande New Jersey

Members Corner - 2020-09-08

The Grimaldi Group has further expanded its fleet with the arrival of the new Pure Car & Truck Carrier (PCTC) Grande New Jersey...

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Calls grow for state aid to support embattled German car industry

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-08

Labour unions and political parties in Germany are calling for a public investment fund to help the country's struggling automotive industry weather the double impact of coronavirus and the sector...

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France plans hydrogen alliance with Germany

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-08

The French government is planning to co-operate with Germany in the development of hydrogen technologies, reports newsagency dpa in article carried by finanzen...

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GEFCO secures contract with RNM Alliance in France and Netherlands

Members Corner - 2020-09-07

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has signed a new three-year contract with French logistics provider GEFCO for the multimodal movement of finished vehicles in France and the Netherlands...

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Brexit: Border infrastructure planning easements welcome but timescales remain tight

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-07

The British Ports Association has welcomed the new legislation introduced to fast track the planning processes for Brexit related border infrastructure, at and around ports, but is warning that there ...

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Musk tests VW EVs during meeting with Diess

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-07

Before Tesla CEO Elon Musk returned to the US after a three-day visit to Germany, he made a final stopover to meet with one of his biggest competitors -- Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess...

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UK logistics industry pleads for help to get ready for Brexit

News from Brussels - 2020-09-07

Eight logistics industry groups have written to U...

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New rules on cleaner and safer cars start to apply across Europe

News from Brussels - 2020-09-07

On 1 September, the EU regulation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles started to apply...

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Valencia port to have double railway tracks to deal with traffic increase

Members Corner - 2020-09-04

The Valencia Port Authority has awarded Ardanuy Ingeniería with the task of doubling of the track and  the implementation of the third railway line between the Poniente and Levante docks...

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Wilhelmsen and Hyundai Glovis deepen ties with wide-ranging new agreement

Members Corner - 2020-09-04

This new phase of a business relationship, which has been in place since 2004 will see Wilhelmsen and Hyundai Glovis work together practically to explore both short, and longer-term opportunities...

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