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UK Automotive calls for urgent action plan to safeguard £14bn recovery as investment deadlines loom

Automotive Industry SMMT - 2022-11-29

The UK automotive industry has today urged government to take rapid action to secure the long-term future of one of the country’s most important assets, while accelerating its decarbonisation. …

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Renault, Nissan clear calendar for potential deal

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-11-29

Renault and Nissan have readied plans to announce a potential deal on a restructured alliance as early as next month in London with the two automakers still negotiating terms, three people with knowledge of the talks told Reuters. …

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BMW invests in local EV battery pack assembly for Hungary plant

Automotive Industry Automotive Logisics - 2022-11-29

The carmaker is increasing investment at its new plant in Debrecen, Hungary to include onsite assembly of batteries with the aim of reducing logistics costs and supply chain complexity …

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Electric cars are still cheaper to run than petrol and diesel. T&E did the maths

News from Brussels Transport & Environment - 2022-11-28

Even if electric cars still cost more to buy than petrol cars, battery-electric vehicles have long been cheaper overall to own and run. …

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EU demands quick fix from US of green subsidy law

News from Brussels EURACTIV - 2022-11-28

European Union ministers warned on Friday 25 November 2022 that time was running out to resolve differences with Washington over US plans to give tax credits to consumers buying electric vehicles and other green products as long as they …

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VW halts production at China plant amid COVID wave

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-11-28

Volkswagen Group's plant in Chengdu, China has halted production due to the rise in coronavirus cases in the country and two production lines at its Changchun plant are also on hold, a VW spokesperson said. …

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Council gives final green light to corporate sustainability reporting directive

News from Brussels Council of the EU - 2022-11-28

The Council gave its final approval to the corporate sustainability reporting directive (CSRD). …

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BMW sees risk from more China lockdowns

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-11-28

BMW sees further COVID-19-related lockdowns in China as a risk for 2023, despite healthy demand there for the automaker’s full-electric models and expectations of stable global sales. …

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Ukraine: IRU calls on European Commission to ease border jams with TIR

Land transportation IRU - 2022-11-25

IRU and its member associations from Ukraine and seven neighbouring countries have called on the European Commission to prioritise TIR trucks to ease lengthy border queues and boost goods transport flows between Ukraine and the EU. …

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Electrification trends worldwide

News from Brussels ACEA - 2022-11-25

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has analysed the trends and developments in battery electric vehicle (BEVs) markets. …

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