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Toyofuji Shipping has joined ECG

Members Corner Toyofuji Shipping - 2022-08-12

It is our great pleasure and privilege to join ECG as from July 2022. We are TOYOFUJI SHIPPING CO., LTD - EUROPE BRANCH (TFSE), based in Zaventem, Belgium. …

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Rhine River Set to Shrink to Critical Threshold for Navigability

Maritime and Ports Bloomberg - 2022-08-12

The Rhine River on 12 August is set to shrivel to a crucial level that could upend the trade of fuels throughout Europe, with the effects potentially rippling through the continent for months.  …

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EU, South Korea say U.S. plan for EV tax breaks may breach WTO rules

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-08-11

The European Union and South Korea have raised concerns about proposed US tax credits for purchases of Electric Vehicles, saying they may discriminate against foreign-made vehicles and breach World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. …

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Hurricane Conditions Slam Europe’s Car Sector Before Hard Winter

Automotive Industry Bloomberg - 2022-08-11

Europe’s economic headwinds are catching up with the region’s auto industry. …

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Grimsby River Terminal welcomes the first sustainable car carrier

Members Corner Associated British Ports - 2022-08-11

The Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) welcomed the first deep sea car carrier powered by a multi-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG)/battery hybrid engine carrying a cargo of Kia vehicles. …

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Pulling power: UECC in green towage tie-up with Svitzer to boost use of biofuels

Members Corner UECC - 2022-08-11

UECC is raising its sustainability game by expanding the use of carbon-neutral biofuels in its logistics chain through a new partnership for decarbonisation with Svitzer, a leading global towage provider and wholly owned subsidiary of AP …

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Rail expansion in Northern Italy: no benefits in sight for rail freight

Land transportation RailFreight.com - 2022-08-10

The Lombardy Region has greenlit the project for the quadruplication of the rail route between Milano Rogoredo and Pavia, in the North of Italy. However, advantages for rail freight will not be tangible before 2030. …

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ECG Business Intelligence: Europe’s charging infrastructure for electric HDVs

News from ECG ECG - 2022-08-10

ECG is pleased to announce the publication of our latest report from ECG Business Intelligence entitled "Europe’s charging infrastructure for electric HDVs''. …

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Groundbreaking campaign reveals recruitment opportunity for logistics sector; Generation Logistics launches today

Land transportation Logistics UK - 2022-08-10

Government and the logistics sector are this week (10 August 2022) launching an exciting new campaign - Generation Logistics - which aims to tackle the industry's long-term recruitment issues and future-proof the industry's talent pipeli …

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The pressure is on to go electric, but heavy long haul trucks need more than 2 public charging locations across Europe

News from ECG ECG - 2022-08-10

The pressure is on. Automakers are under pressure to cut their carbon emissions, and the buck is being passed to every part of the supply chain. And so it should. …

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Building vehicle supply chains fit for a digital world

Automotive Industry Automotive Logisics - 2022-08-09

The automotive industry now has the opportunity to reorganise the delivery of a more standardised choice of vehicle supported by the digital revolution in retail. …

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China forecast to sell a record 6m electric cars in 2022

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-08-09

Electric vehicles sales in China are forecast to hit a record 6m this year as demand for cleaner cars surges. …

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European gauge proposal: unreasonable or strategic for Finland?

Land transportation RailTech.com - 2022-08-09

Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka has called the recent proposal by the European Commission on the European standard rail gauge “unreasonable”. The views of Finnish officials and experts vary, but speci …

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Capturing CO2 while running a train – this could happen in the US

Land transportation RailFreight.com - 2022-08-09

Capturing CO2 from the air while running a train: it could even make a diesel-fueled train nearly carbon-neutral. …

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Great Wall partners with Emil Frey to distribute Wey, Ora brands

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-08-09

China's Great Wall, one of the country's six largest automakers, has entered a strategic partnership with Europe's largest car dealer group, Emil Frey, to distribute the Ora and Wey brands. …

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Nio to open battery swap manufacturing plant in Hungary

Automotive Industry Automotive Logisics - 2022-08-09

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio is opening its first overseas plant in Hungary in September. …

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Germany auto industry would suffer in trade war with China

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-08-08

Germany would face costs almost six times as high as Brexit if it and the European Union were to shut China out of their economies, the Ifo institute said on Monday, citing the results of a study. …

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Fisker takes 4,000 reservations for budget EV

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-08-08

Fisker has taken 4,000 reservations for the Pear electric compact car, which is scheduled for production in 2024, company founder Henrik Fisker said. …

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Logistics UK's response to government call for evidence on potential driver licensing changes

Land transportation Logistics UK - 2022-08-08

Following the government’s announcement of a call for evidence on opportunities for changes to the driver licensing regime, Chris Yarsley, Logistics UK’s Road Freight Regulation Policy Manager, comments:   …

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Third lane for 250 daily trains over Danube river in Budapest

Land transportation RailFreight.com - 2022-08-08

Since last week, three railway tracks cross over the Danube river in Budapest, resulting in a capacity increase of the Danube Railway Bridge. …

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Deep trouble for EU shipping push as Rhine River runs dry

Maritime and Ports Politico - 2022-08-07

Water levels for Western Europe’s most important waterway are falling fast, posing a problem for German industry. …

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Chipmakers have a message for automakers: Your turn to pay

Automotive Industry Automotive News Europe - 2022-08-05

The shortages of computer chips that forced global automakers to scrap production plans for millions of vehicles over the past two years are easing -- at a new and permanent cost to the car companies. …

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Tesla is planning another factory in the USA

Automotive Industry elective.com - 2022-08-05

Elon Musk announced at the Tesla AGM that the company might announce the location for another factory in North America before the end of the year. In addition, as expected, the AGM approved another three-to-one stock split. …

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