Tag: EU

Carmakers will look to ‘pool’ ahead of tough CO2 emission rules in Europe – GlobalData

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

As average vehicle CO2 emissions trend upwards in Europe, carmakers are looking to form 'pools' that can help avoid large fines under new tighter EU CO2 emission rules that come into force in 2021. Dave Leggett, automotive editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view.

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ETRMA welcomes EU General Road Safety Regulation

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

The ETRMA has welcomed the endorsement of the new General Safety Regulation compromise agreement of 25 March by EU co-legislators. The European Parliament IMCO Committee endorsed the proposal for revising the General Safety Regulation on 2 April 2019. This regulation updates existing rules on vehicle safety by introducing new important elements into EU legislation, such as the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) for light and heavy commercial vehicles, trailers and buses.

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Warning for UK drivers in the EU post-Brexit

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Licence Bureau, which carries out driving licence checks, has warned UK drivers that their driving licences may not be valid in the European Union (EU) in the event of the nation exiting with no withdrawal agreement in place.

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Michelin Training Centre, MWheels collaborating to improve CV wheel safety education

Michelin Training Centre, MWheels collaborating to improve CV wheel safety education

5th July 2018 | 0 Comments

MWheels’ technical experts and Michelin Training Centre are working together to further improve overall knowledge of commercial vehicle wheel safety throughout the industry. Based predominantly around hands-on workshop participation alongside traditional seminar lessons, the companies aim to provide in-depth knowledge of the wheel itself, fitting and general maintenance, wheel security, and an understanding of affiliated parts such as axles, nuts and threads.

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IAAF supports coalition’s call for EU Commission digitalisation opportunities action

IAAF supports coalition’s call for EU Commission digitalisation opportunities action

15th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has lent its voice to a broad industry coalition, including automotive industry and mobility services operators, insurers, motorist consumers and SMEs, calling upon the EU Commission for fair and equal access to in-vehicle data and resources.

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MP visits NFDA member

27th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP visited National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) member, Inchcape Mercedes-Benz dealership in Loughborough on Friday 21 July 2017. Morgan, who is Member of Parliament for Loughborough, and recently appointed chair of the Parliamentary Treasury Committee, was on a site visit to discuss the general workings of the dealership and the sites local significance.

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ZC Rubber, Bekaert sign strategic cooperation agreement

ZC Rubber, Bekaert sign strategic cooperation agreement

5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Bekaert, the global top steel cord supplier. The new arrangement will focus on the development of steel cord on green tyre.

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EU car market 11.2% up in March

19th April 2017 | 0 Comments

March 2017 car registrations in the European Union reached 1,891,583 units in March 2017 according to figures published by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA), continuing the upward trend seen in the first quarter of the year.

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ETRMA outlines its Low Emission Mobility Strategy position

15th December 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has published its position on the Low Emission Mobility Strategy made public by the European Commission last July. The ETRMA position document can be read here.

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IMI approves latest Klarius Products training

IMI approves latest Klarius Products training

7th December 2016 | 0 Comments

Klarius has backed up the quality of its training after teaming up with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). The IMI visited the exhaust manufacturer to validate its latest emissions product training modules. The professional institute for those working in the motor industry offers accreditation for educational courses to help increase knowledge and quality within the industry. Klarius says this mission statement is closely aligned with Klarius’ approach to the market of providing education and supplying high quality type-approved components.

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Tougher EU standards to reduce vehicle emissions

22nd August 2016 | 0 Comments

The UK may have voted to leave Europe, but for the time being we are still subject to European regulations. The EU says that tougher CO2 standards for cars and vans will be introduced to help cut transport emissions and improve air quality in Europe. They form part of a package of measures announced by the European Commission, which for the first time will also include fuel efficiency targets for trucks.

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Brexit ‘won’t affect the used car market until Q4’ says Glass’s

11th July 2016 | 0 Comments

The UK's decision to Brexit probably won't materially start to affect the UK used car market until the fourth quarter of 2016, say Glass's.

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Croatia could join EU in July

27th March 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Croatia has been cleared to join the European Union (EU) as earlier as July, according to online news reports including BBC News. However, the process is not yet complete. It won’t be until all 27 member states have ratified the agreement that it can go ahead. That said 19 member states have reportedly signed off on the Balkan state's EU accession. But it was not without criticism. A commission monitoring report is quoted by theparliament.com as saying the country needs to take further steps to tackle organised crime and corruption. Nevertheless Deutsche Welle cited an EU report as saying: "The commission concludes that Croatia will be ready to join the EU on 1 July 2013.”

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