Bulgaria proposes to transship EU trucks going to Turkey

By |marec 26th, 2020|Bulgaria, EUCO, News, road transport, Turkey|

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will propose to EU leaders during their teleconference on Thursday (26 March) that his country would transship goods of trucks from EU countries going to Turkey. The alternative is that EU drivers would wait 14 da...

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EU urges members to allow freight despite virus controls

By |marec 16th, 2020|borders, coronavirus, EU single market, News, road transport, Schengen|

The European Union urged member states Monday (16 March) to prevent bottlenecks forming at internal frontiers and to allow freight through despite reinforced health controls during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Road transport in the EU ETS: A high-risk, low-reward strategy

By |januar 10th, 2020|ETS, ETS reform, EU ETS, News, road transport|

The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is not a good instrument to cut road transport emissions because it will raise petrol prices and fuel popular discontent, as seen in the past with the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ protests, writes William Todts. Road emissions...

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Commission should ‘pick right battles’, says road transport head

By |september 19th, 2019|Matthias Maedge, megatrucks, News, road transport, Trucks and CO2|

Ursula von der Leyen’s new Commission should look seriously at making sure transport rules are well-tailored to different types of vehicles, while taking advantage of several “low-hanging fruits”, according to road transport association chief Matthias Maedge.

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Road transport’s future challenges

By |september 18th, 2019|Manifesto Report, News, road transport|

Transport policy is set to be a crucial cog of the EU's policy-making patchwork over the next five years. But how do trucks, coaches, buses and other road-based options fit into the scheme of things?

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Transport committee chair: The aim is to put climate on political agenda in all sectors

By |julij 23rd, 2019|EU top jobs, European Greens, European Parliament, Karima Delli, kerosene tax, News, rail, road transport, TRAN, transport committee|

In an interview with EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'Environnement, the newly elected chair of the European Parliament's committee on transport and tourism (TRAN), French Green MEP Karima Delli, spoke about her new priorities. These include relaunch...

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Is technology about to overcome the ‘too heavy to electrify’ obstacle?

By |maj 7th, 2019|electric vehicles, freight, News, road transport, trucks, Trucks and CO2|

The scientific literature remains sceptical about trucks becoming battery-operated due to the cost and weight of large battery packs. But that could change soon as costs of battery packs continues to fall, writes Björn Nykvist.

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Flurry of agreements to cushion blow of no-deal Brexit

By |februar 27th, 2019|air transport, Brexit, customs, Hard Brexit, medicines, News, railways, road transport|

As Britain tries to steer away from a dreaded "no-deal" divorce with the EU, a flurry of agreements are being hammered out to cushion the most painful blows.

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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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Modular or ‘monster’ trucks back on the table

By |oktober 10th, 2018|Clean Mobility Package, mobility package, News, road transport|

EU lawmakers are floating the idea of offering incentives for extra-long trucks made up of multiple trailers in the EU’s first truck CO2 legislation.

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