EU agrees on new ‘weakened’ Euro 7 emission standards

December 19, 2023

Negotiators from the EU Parliament and the EU member states agreed on the new emission limits for cars, buses, and other (heavy) vehicles, cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Denmark also introduces environmental aviation tax

December 18, 2023

Denmark will impose a tax on air travel starting in 2025. By 2030, the flight tax should be at cruising speed and will amount to an average This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

French EVs beat Chinese with new eco-bonus and social lease

December 15, 2023

The French government has unveiled its new plans for subsidizing the electric transition. Next to the details of the social lease at €100 This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: ‘EU lacks robust industrial strategy’

December 14, 2023

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) warns the European authorities of a Chinese dominance of the EV supply chain andThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First Nightjet train from Berlin arrives in Brussels

December 12, 2023

After a break of almost a decade, the long-awaited night train connection between Brussels and Berlin is finally operational again. The firsThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Milence opens first charging hub for heavy e-trucks in Venlo

December 11, 2023

Milence, the joint venture between Daimler Truck (Mercedes-Benz Trucks), the Traton Group (MAN, Scania), and Volvo Group (Volvo Trucks, RenaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Electric Fiat Panda to be called Pandina, produced in Serbia

December 07, 2023

Fiat’s low-cost electric model has been named: not Panda but Pandina. This cousin to the Citroën ë-C3 is set to be produced in Kragujevac,This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fluxys makes CO2 transport and storage deal with Germany

December 07, 2023

The Belgian gas system operator Fluxys has decided to partner with two German companies to develop cross-border  CO2 pipelines to transportThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Norway sets 2030 target for 100% zero-emission trucks

December 05, 2023

The initial goal for Norway was to achieve a 50 percent market share for zero-emission trucks by 2030. Still, the Norwegian parliament (StorThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Honda withdraws pioneering e from EU market

November 30, 2023

Orders for the Honda e have stalled in Europe. Due to slow sales and a strong customer preference for all-electric SUVs, the Japanese carmakThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes opens first European Charging Hub in Mannheim

November 28, 2023

Mercedes-Benz opened its first European Charging Hub in Mannheim, Germany, after opening one in the US and two in China earlier this year. TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

COTY jury has revealed its seven nominees for 2024

November 27, 2023

A while ago, the European Car of the Year (COTY) jury revealed the 28 models that comprised the long list of candidates for the European CarThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ora and Wey rebranded as Great Wall Motor in Europe

November 24, 2023

Don’t stick to Ora and Wey only as from 2024, but say ‘Great Wall Motors’. The Chinese group is rebranding its model line-up. The previousThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Electric overtakes diesel car sales in EU for first time

November 21, 2023

With a 14% share in new car sales from January to October 2023, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have overtaken diesel cars’ cumulative sharThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lancia to return on six European markets

November 13, 2023

Stellantis’s daughter Lancia confirms its return to Belgium and Luxembourg on the occasion of the presentation of Lancia Pu+Ra HPE at the ReThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

MP vote on Euro 7 makes everybody unhappy

November 10, 2023

The members of the European Parliament have voted on the proposed Euro 7 emission standards as foreseen. The original proposal had been wateThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

COP28: EU to defend eliminating fossil fuels well before 2050

October 17, 2023

The European Union will defend eliminating fossil fuels well before 2050 at the November COP28 climate summit in Dubai. This is rated in theThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mixed reactions on EU27 confirming truck CO2 targets

October 17, 2023

The proposal of the EU to cut CO2 emissions of heavy trucks and buses by 90% from now until 2040 is getting a mixed response from the industThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

DCS & Volvo announce charging partnership

October 17, 2023

Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) has started a cooperation with Volvo Cars. Through this partnership, Volvo Cars customers will access over This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Geneva Motor show to reappear in 2024

October 16, 2023

Europe’s most important motor show will finally make its comeback in 2024. That’s what the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) organizeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

European Court: ‘E-bike is not a motorized vehicle’

October 13, 2023

According to the highest European Court, an e-bike is not a motorized vehicle. Speed pedelecs and other electric bicycles are, therefore, noThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Passenger traffic recovery in sight for European Airports

October 12, 2023

European airports think that starting next year, they will regain the volume of passenger traffic they had before the coronavirus crisis. ThThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels and Paris want revision of EU exhaust standards

October 10, 2023

Nearly 10 major European cities, including Paris, Brussels, and Rome, have petitioned the European Parliament, demanding stricter standards This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU members vote for softened Euro 7 emission standards

September 28, 2023

Last Monday, the 27 EU member states substantially softened the Commission’s proposition for new Euro 7 emissions regulations by 2025. Led bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan: only fully electric cars for Europe

September 28, 2023

Nissan’s plan to launch only electric cars and hybrids in Europe from 2023 lasted only a short time. From now on, the Japanese want to introThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Eramet and Suez battery recycling plant coming to Dunkirk

September 25, 2023

The French mining company Eramet and waste management specialist Suez have decided on Dunkirk, near the Belgian border, for the location of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

UK to postpone ICE exit, car industry reacts dismissive

September 21, 2023

The Prime Minister of the UK, Rishi Sunak (Conservatives), is attempting to water down the UK policy to ban the sale of new combustion vehicThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU project ‘GIANTS’ to develop LEVs

September 20, 2023

A 3,5-year EU project, GIANTS (Green Intelligent Affordable New Transport Solutions), aims to develop technology solutions that will enable This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Small electric cars from Stellantis likely to be built in Spain

September 19, 2023

Spain’s Perte plan, a subsidy scheme to transform the country into an industrial hub for electric mobility, is bearing fruit. After VolkswThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis’ Leasys offcially entering Belgian market

September 15, 2023

Leasys, the 50/50 joint venture between multinational automotive company Stellantis and the French Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance, is a mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU blows hot and cold in anti-subsidy investigation Chinese EVs

September 15, 2023

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s statement on Wednesday that the EU is to launch an investigation into China’s state support fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Portugal greenlights second lithium mine

September 11, 2023

The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA) has approved the operations of a second lithium mine in the country. The Romano mine will be situateThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU Commission calls for European-wide disability card

September 07, 2023

The European Commission calls for introducing a standardized disability card recognized throughout the European Union’s 27 member states. This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BYD: ‘News on European plant before end 2023’

September 07, 2023

With six electric vehicles on the stand, a world debut for the Seal U, and the European launch of its new brand Denza, China’s largest EV This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen’s new Passat is highly electrified but not electric

September 01, 2023

Ahead of its motor show debut, Volkswagen has lifted the veils of the new Passat. It’s exclusively available as a station wagon and is no This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW to unravel its ‘New Class future’ at IAA in Münich

August 28, 2023

At the Mobility Summit in Münich, BMW will unveil the Vision Neue Klasse (Vision New Class), which is believed to sit close to the productiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: ‘13% fewer road fatalities in EU compared to 2019’

August 22, 2023

Road fatalities in the European Union dropped by almost 13% in 2021 compared to 2019. In 2021, they decreased in 22 of the 27 EU member statThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen sustains sales in Europe, but slips in China

August 21, 2023

Sales keep troubling the German automotive giant Volkswagen Group. Its latest results published on Friday report encouraging growth for the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA ‘322 automobile plants operational in Europe in 2022’

August 10, 2023

There were 322 automobile assembly, engine, and battery production plants in Europe, up from 301 in 2021, according to the latest figures frThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.