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CLEVER Project Paves The Way For Standardizing Transport Emission Factors

Land transportation Smart Freight Center - 2024-06-05

The highly anticipated CLEVER project, aimed at establishing credible emission factors as input to the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector, officially kicked off on the 1 June 2024. …

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Road freight transport prices in Europe fell in the first quarter, both on the spot market and on the contract market. The slight improvement in the economic situation raises hopes for the end of the downward cycle

Land transportation Upply - 2024-06-05

European road carriers are facing a difficult start to 2024. The low level of demand, especially combined with the still-malfunctioning German "economic powerhouse", is weighing on freight rates, while costs remain high. …

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Germany should focus on battery-electric trucks to push decarbonisation of freight transport – govt advisors

Land transportation Clean Energy Wire - 2024-05-16

To decarbonise freight transport more quickly, government action should prioritise the expansion of the charging infrastructure for electric trucks,  …

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Experts weigh in on the prospects and challenges of Hydrogen fuel cell trucks

Land transportation trans.info - 2024-05-15

Hydrogen fuel cell trucks represent a promising option for emission-free transport over long distances, yet several hurdles remain to be overcome before a significant breakthrough can be achieved. …

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Carbon pricing crucial to deliver on greening transport, Volvo boss says

Land transportation EURACTIV - 2024-05-08

The implementation of the EU’s carbon pricing scheme for road transport is crucial to drive the business case for electric and hydrogen trucks, Martin Lundstedt, CEO of the Volvo Group, told Euractiv in an interview. …

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SMMT calls for government to urgently reform “outdated” Plug-In Truck Grant

Land transportation Freight Carbon Zero - 2024-04-29

Originally reported on our sister publication Motor Transport, Government should urgently reform its outdated Plug-in Truck Grant to reflect the progress made in developing new zero emission truck technology and to help cut CO2 by 18.8 m …

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Forwarders warned of trucking's Scope 3 emissions ticking 'carbon time bombs'

Land transportation The Load Star - 2024-04-29

Freight forwarders could face ‘carbon bombs’ in their Scope 3 emissions reporting, to be rolled out in 2025, over high emissions at truck manufacturers. …

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The European Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR) comes into force

Land transportation ELECTRIVE - 2024-04-13

On 13 April 2024, the European Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR) takes effect in all 27 EU member states. And with it, new requirements for payment options at new charging stations. …

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One billion euros for smaller rail infrastructure in Germany by 2025

Land transportation Railfreight.com - 2024-04-05

The four billion euro German infrastructure program “Small and Medium Measures” for the rail network is making progress, with 138 of the planned 355 projects set to be implemented by the end of 2025, says Deutsche Bahn (DB). …

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European Transport Workers’ Federation Calls for a Visionary Future for Rail Transport in Europe

Land transportation European Transport Workers’ Federation - 2024-04-02

As the Connecting Europe Days unfold, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) stands with a resounding call for European policymakers to prioritize the future of rail transport on the continent. …

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