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25/04/2023 11:00 - 15:00 CET Bristol, UK

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27/04/2023 14:00 - 17:00 CEST Gdansk, Poland

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11/05/2023 15:00 - 12/05/2023 13:00 CEST Thessaloniki, Greece

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To provide a common platform for the finished vehicle logistics industry in Europe through:

  • Information & Awareness
  • Education
  • Networking & Integration
  • Lobbying & Representation
  • Standardisation

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Can the Autobahn ever be green?

Transport & Environment - 2023-03-31

When, after 30 hours, the German government’s coalition partners finally finished their latest round of negotiations on climate and transport policy, they had very little to show for it.  …

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Welcome rise for UK car production

SMMT - 2023-03-30

UK car production rose 13.1% in 2023 February, up to 69,707 units, according to the latest figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). …

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Zero means zero as UK starts consultation on fossil-fuel engine phase out rules for cars and vans

Freight Carbon Zero - 2023-03-30

In its consultation paper outlining plans for a zero emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate for cars and vans, the UK Government has underlined its commitment to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030 and force all new cars …

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China Merchants firms up methanol-fuelled car carrier orders - 2023-03-30

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has moved forward to add more capacity in the car carrier segment by signing a firm deal for two new methanol dual-fuel 9,300 ceu ships. …

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Hödlmayr makes further investments in sustainable rail transport

Hödlmayr - 2023-03-30

Recently, a new railway connection in Romania has been integrated into Hödlmayr's logistics network. All vehicles can now arrive directly at our Romanian compound by train. …

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EU renewable energy deal backs biofuels to cut transport emissions

EURACTIV - 2023-03-30

The amount of biofuels in Europe’s transport sector is expected to increase after the European Parliament and EU countries agreed in the early hours of 2023 March 30 on new rules to spur the use of renewable energy across the bloc. …

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Position paper – Review of CO2 emission standards regulation for heavy-duty vehicles

ACEA - 2023-03-30

In this paper, ACEA sets out the industry’s key messages on the proposed review of the regulation on CO2 reduction targets for heavy-duty vehicles, published by the European Commission in 2023 February. …

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Factbox: How U.S. electric vehicle subsidy rules impact Europe

Reuters - 2023-03-30

The U.S. …

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Ford to keep Saarlouis plant open to 2032

Automotive News Europe - 2023-03-30

Ford's European leadership has agreed to keep open the automaker's factory in Saarlouis, Germany, beyond its previous cut-off date of 2025, with a much-reduced workforce. …

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UK to invest over £380 million in charging infrastructure - 2023-03-30

The British government has announced an additional investment of more than £380m in the development of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles as part of a major energy package. …

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