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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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#GHG: International Maritime Organisation shows limited commitment to reducing emissions

#GHG: International Maritime Organisation shows limited commitment to reducing emissions

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has welcomed limited progress made this week within the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to address greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector. IMO adopted a global and mandatory system to collect fuel consumption data from ships , but the vision is a long term one and there is no sense of urgency. […]

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MEPs call on EU aid for road hauliers in debate on Russian import ban

MEPs call on EU aid for road hauliers in debate on Russian import ban

Many MEPs called for solidarity among EU member states and concrete steps by the European Commission to aid road hauliers hit by Russian restrictions on food and farm produce imports from the EU, in a debate on Monday evening (9 March). The import ban’s impact on hauliers has been neglected, even though the EU has taken measures to support producers of […]

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Antitrust: Commission sends statement of objections to suspected participants in trucks cartel

Antitrust: Commission sends statement of objections to suspected participants in trucks cartel

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has informed a number of heavy- and medium-duty truck producers that it suspects them of having participated in a cartel in breach of EU antitrust rules. The sending of a statement of objections does not prejudge the outcome of the investigation. The Commission has concerns that certain heavy and medium duty truck […]

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Manufacturers and operators in joint call to EU on Weights and Dimensions proposals

Manufacturers and operators in joint call to EU on Weights and Dimensions proposals

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACEA and IRU today (19 November) jointly called on EU decision-makers to focus on commercial vehicle fuel-efficiency when reviewing the 96/53/EC weights and dimensions proposal. The road freight transport and commercial vehicle manufacturing industries reiterated the need to permit the wider use of fuel-saving technologies, rather than relying solely on additional aerodynamic performance improvements. In […]

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Europe’s railways: On track to the future

Europe’s railways: On track to the future

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Siim Kallas, speaking at InnoTrans 2014 – Berlin, 23 September 2014 “This is my third time to speak at Innotrans – an event that has fast become known as the largest rail industry event in the world. Thank You very much for inviting me back to Berlin. In my first speech four years ago I […]

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Transport: €11.9 billion to improve European connections

Transport: €11.9 billion to improve European connections

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (11 September) the European Commission has invited member states to propose projects to use €11.9 billion of EU funding to improve European transport connections. This is the largest ever single amount of EU funding earmarked for transport infrastructure. member states have until 26th February 2015 to submit their bids. The funding will be concentrated along nine […]

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