German EU Presidency: Influenced by lobbyists?

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Automotive Industry, Big pharma, EU Council Presidency, Germany, lobby, lobbying, News, Peter Altmaier, pharmaceutical companies, Philipp Amthor, transparency|

Large lobbying associations have a strong influence on the German government and there are concerns that this might impact its EU Council presidency, which starts on 1 July, warned a study conducted by NGOs LobbyControl and Corporate Europe Observatory...

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German EU Presidency: MEPs warn Merkel of company lobbying

By |junij 12th, 2020|Automotive Industry, Companies, EU Council, EU Council Presidency, Germany, lobbying, News, transparency|

An alliance of MEPs is calling on Germany to tighten the rules on transparency and lobbying when it takes over the EU Council Presidency in July. Germany should follow Finland's example and report what happens at the Council meetings, the MEPs say. EUR...

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Lithium tipped for EU list of critical raw materials

By |april 7th, 2020|Automotive Industry, car industry, critical raw materials, lithium, News, Raw materials|

The soft, silvery-white alkali metal is expected to enter the EU list of critical raw materials later this year because of its strategic importance to the automotive industry, EURACTIV has learned.

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Coronavirus could hurt German economy because of its reliance on China

By |februar 7th, 2020|Automotive Industry, China, coronavirus, Economy, Germany, News, Wirtschaft, Wuhan|

Since the coronavirus outbreak started, the Chinese economy has begun to suffer. As a result, Germany, and particularly its car industry, could also lose out as China is its most important trading partner. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Germany’s slowing growth is penalising the whole of Europe

By |avgust 19th, 2019|Automotive Industry, destatis, Eurozone, GDP, Germany, international trade, job creation, News, slowdown, US-China trade war|

The European train is slowing down as one of its main drivers, the German economy, is experiencing a slowdown. At the same time, job creation across the EU is declining. EURACTIV's partner Euroefe reports.

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European drivers may be wary of cars that stop them from speeding

By |februar 11th, 2019|automated cars, automated driving, Automotive Industry, driving restrictions, News, road transport|

Fully automated driving may be years away, but a new EU law being debated by legislators would mandate some semi-autonomous features in new cars, such as intelligent speed assistance. And the auto industry is worried about driver backlash.

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Don’t let European carmakers lose the race to electrification

By |december 7th, 2018|Automotive Industry, car industry, Cars and CO2, electric cars, India, News|

Stronger clean car standards and electric vehicle (EV) incentives will help Europe’s automakers remain competitive in the rapidly electrifying global market, writes Ashok Jhunjhunwala.

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Europe must regain the lead in clean automotive innovation

By |marec 14th, 2018|Automotive Industry, batteries, Clean Mobility Package, e-cars, electric vehicles, electromobility, low carbon economy, News, oil and gas industry|

The EU must adopt policies that put European manufacturers on the right track to compete with the global shift to low carbon transport, writes Andrey Kovatchev.

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Connected cars – Driving SME competition through direct data access

By |februar 21st, 2018|automated cars, Automotive Industry, digitalisation, European Parliament, News, transport committee|

Digital devices have already transformed the way of life. Now, with automated transport on the horizon, will it be possible to sustain a vibrant landscape of competitive automotive SMEs in Europe in the future? Sylvia Gotzen provides an insight.

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Access to car data – the new battleground that risks consumer choice

By |februar 16th, 2018|Automotive Industry, digital economy, European Parliament, GDPR, News|

Ahead of the 20 February vote in the TRAN Committee on the draft report on a European strategy on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems access to vehicle data, Laurianne Krid takes a look at the issues facing motorists with regard to the automotive digital economy.  

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