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Associated British Ports wins prestigious Environment Award

Members Corner - 2020-10-09

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading and best-connected port operator, has won the prestigious ‘Environment’ category at the 2020 Heavy Lift Awards, recognising its inves...

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Daimler works council opposes pure focus on e-mobility

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-09

The Daimler works council has warned the carmaker against focusing solely on electric mobility...

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BMW says Brexit could cost auto industry up to $13bn

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-09

BMW CFO Nicolas Peter on Thursday said Britain's separation from the European Union could cost automakers and suppliers up to $13bn unless cross-border trade remains tariff-free and unbureaucratic...

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Spain approves hydrogen strategy to spur low-carbon economy

News from Brussels - 2020-10-09

Spain approved on Tuesday (6 October) a plan to boost clean hydrogen production, aiming to build enough infrastructure to give it a major role in Europe’s market for a fuel seen as key to meetin...

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Valenciaport activates its Newsletter in digital format to reinforce the links between the port community

Members Corner - 2020-10-08

This communication channel is open to the participation of companies from the world of logistics and will be presented with the Valencian, Spanish and English options The Port Authority of Valencia...

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Freeports proposals now looking more inclusive for UK ports

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-08

Responding to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s statement on Freeports, the British Ports Association has welcomed the suggestion that the government was minded to be more inclusi...

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VW sees EVs making up 90% of Norway sales in 2021

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-08

Electric cars will likely make up 90% of Volkswagen Group's sales in Norway next year and could completely replace diesel and gasoline engines in the Nordic country by 2023, the automaker's lo...

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Germany's e-car subsidies cause 'economic damage' as pandemic strains budget – researchers

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-07

Support payments for electric mobility are part of "macroeconomically damaging" subsidies in Germany that have a detrimental effect to economic development as a whole, researchers at the Kie...

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CUPRA starts production of the new Formentor

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-07

CUPRA has started production of the new Formentor, the first vehicle designed and developed uniquely for the brand...

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Mercedes maps out push to lift profits during EV shift

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-07

Mercedes-Benz, which has fixated for years on leading the auto industry in luxury-vehicle sales, will rethink its ambitions and restructure operations to be more profitable in the midst of a costly sh...

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EU Parliament votes for 60% carbon emissions cut by 2030

News from Brussels - 2020-10-07

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday (6 October) to update the EU’s climate target for 2030, backing a 60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the decade, up from 40% current...

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Port of Santander becomes the latest member of ECG

Members Corner - 2020-10-07

The Port of Santander has joined the ranks of ECG members...

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Transport sector calls for an EU framework on the governance of B2B data

News from Brussels - 2020-10-07

Representatives from the road, air, maritime, rail, manufacturing and logistics sectors call on European decision makers to adopt an EU framework on the governance of business-to-business (B2B) data t...

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DB Cargo to connect ports at Rotterdam and Antwerp with Europe's economic hubs

Members Corner - 2020-10-06

Daily departures to and from the major European ports from December...

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Germany registers more than 20,000 pure electric cars in a month for first time

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-06

A record number of car buyers in Germany have opted for electric vehicles in September...

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Toyota, Nissan will seek reimbursement from UK if Brexit talks fail, paper says

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-06

Toyota and Nissan will ask for reimbursement from Britain if the UK government fails to agree on a trade deal with the European Union, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Monday 5 October...

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What happens if there’s no Brexit trade deal?

News from Brussels - 2020-10-06

Brexit talks grind on as the clock counts down to the end of the transition...

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MOSOLF Auto Terminal Wilhelmshaven officially opened

Members Corner - 2020-10-05

Lower Saxony’s Economics Minister, Dr Bernd Althusmann, and Dr Jörg Mosolf, CEO MOSOLF Group, marked the start of operations at the MOSOLF Auto Terminal Wilhelmshaven today...

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Multiple emission trading schemes may result in inhibition of carbon reduction

Maritime & Ports - 2020-10-05

As the world's largest shipping association containing a comprehensive mix of members from insurers to vessel owners and operators, any comment from BIMCO is always worthy of considerati...

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German government squabbles over CO2 label for cars

Automotive Industry - 2020-10-05

A bitter dispute has flared up within Germany's government about which new cars are to receive a green label indicating relatively low CO2 emissions to potential buyers, report Michael B...

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