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World’s first ‘carbon-capture at sea’ set for shipping trials

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-04

Japanese shipbuilding giant Mitsubishi announced on Monday (31 August) that it will build and test a carbon-capture system for ships, aimed at significantly reducing the emissions of the maritime sect...

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One in ten Germans plan to buy an e-car – survey

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-04

A growing number of people in Germany are interested in driving electric cars, a survey by the German Association for Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) has found...

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Billions invested in electric vehicle range but nearly half of UK buyers still think 2035 too soon to switch

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-04

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) today called on government to commit to significant long-term incentives for electric vehicle (EV) purchase and binding targets on charging infras...

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Transfesa Logistics launches the first train with its new high-capacity car-carriers for international routes

Members Corner - 2020-09-03

  Transfesa Logistics launches the first train with its new high-capacity car-carriers for international routes...

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Getting agile and flexible at the Alliance 

News from ECG - 2020-09-03

As co-chairman of the ECG-OEMs digitalisation working group, Hervé Moulin, expert in vehicle logistics at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, has been a key participant in the recent p...

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The medium is the message 

News from ECG - 2020-09-03

An industry-wide initiative in Europe aims to set a standard for digital communication across all outbound delivery processes from factory to dealer...

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BLG to go climate-neutral: Cooperation with first climate

Members Corner - 2020-09-02

BLG LOGISTICS plans to be climate-neutral by 2030...

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DFDS develops ambitious climate plan

Members Corner - 2020-09-02

We want to become climate neutral by 2050 and are aiming for a relative reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by close to 45% from 2008 to 2030...

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The APV has invested more than 360 million euros to consolidate the port of Sagunto

Members Corner - 2020-09-02

The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) has invested more than €360m in the construction and rehabilitation of the infrastructures of the Port of Sagunto over the last 20 years, an investment t...

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Financing electric trucks and charging infrastructure

Land Transport - 2020-09-02

In July 2020, European leaders have agreed on a historic EU financial deal to boost the European economy after the COVID-19 crisis...

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ICO starts with the construction of eleven wind turbines at the Southern Inlet Terminal

Members Corner - 2020-09-01

On Monday 31 August, the first of 11 wind turbines was installed at the Southern Inlet Terminal...

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Shipowners must stay vigilant to upcoming environmental regulations

Maritime & Ports - 2020-09-01

The maritime industry is facing several upcoming environmental regulations, in addition to the broad range already in place...

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Connected Automated Driving: opportunities and challenges for road transport

Land Transport - 2020-09-01

We often hear from our members about the importance of reliable and complete information on new technologies...

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EU gains power to recall vehicles for flouting emissions rules

Automotive Industry - 2020-09-01

The European Commission will be able to recall vehicles and potentially revoke their certification for roadworthiness if they breach EU emissions limits, under new rules that aim to avoid a repea...

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EU road freight sector needs investments in a socially sustainable, innovative, fair and better future!

News from Brussels - 2020-09-01

In a letter to EU Transport Commissioner Adina-Ioana Vălean, the ETF Road Transport Section calls for a fair and sustainable deployment of the EU recovery instruments and emphasises the need for inve...

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Green Laurels for Barcelona

Members Corner - 2020-08-31

The Port of Barcelona was awarded the lean & green initiative, promoted by the Spanish association of manufacturers and distributors (Aecoc), for reducing its carbon footprint by 20% in a period o...

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Future border strategy needs urgency to help reduce friction, says Logistics UK

Land Transport - 2020-08-31

In response to the government’s consultation on its 2025 UK Border Strategy, which closes this week (28 August 2020), Sarah Laouadi, Manager of European & International Policy at Logistics U...

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VW's Diess backs Bill Gates's proposals for greener transportation

Automotive Industry - 2020-08-31

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess has encouraged Bill Gates to advise governments on how to lower carbon emissions from transportation and renewed his criticism of Germany's slow abandonment of c...

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Porsche postpones launch of roomier Taycan EV to early next year

Automotive Industry - 2020-08-31

Porsche will launch a more spacious variant of its Taycan electric car later than planned, citing strong demand for the initial model in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic...

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ECG publishes the first Working Groups Summary 

News from ECG - 2020-08-28

As of 28 August ECG, will publish on its website a monthly update of the activities carried out within its various active Working Groups (WGs)...

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