Friday, October 11, 2019

Transport News

Government Europa brings you the latest Transport News from across the field of European Government Policy.

Trump threatens tax on EU car exports © Gage Skidmore

EU car exports threatened with new US import tax

US President Donald Trump has threatened to tax EU car exports into the US, as part of an escalating war of words between the...
West London Orbital railway © Aubrey Morandarte

West London Orbital railway part of city’s transport strategy

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has included plans for a West London Orbital railway line in his upcoming transport strategy for the next 25...
Siemens to build new train factory in UK © Hugh Llewelyn

Siemens to open new train factory in UK

German engineering company Siemens has announced plans to invest £200m in building a new train factory in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK. The new train factory...
Margrethe Vestager welcomes advanced biofuels project © Friends of Europe

EU approves Italian advanced biofuels scheme

The European Commission has approved a new Italian support scheme for the production and distribution of advanced biofuels. The commission ruled that the project to...
Hydrogen to power service vehicles © Guillaume Baviere

Hydrogen to power service vehicles in Canary Islands

A new project co-ordinated by the National University of Ireland Galway and Logan Energy will power service vehicles in Tenerife with renewable hydrogen. The company...
Could free public transport help lower emissions? © Matthias Ripp

Could free public transport help lower pollution in Brussels?

The city of Brussels, Belgium will offer free public transport on days when it exceeds air pollution targets. The city hopes the offer of free...
Vehicle safety standards in Europe need improvement

An important year for vehicle safety in Europe

Executive Director of the European Transport Safety Council, Antonio Avenoso, discusses the role that technology and regulation have to play in addressing vehicle safety,...
EU approves electric buses in Germany project © Kecko

EU approves €70m for electric buses in Germany

The European Commission has ruled that a plan to fund electric buses in Germany, and support the development of related recharging infrastructure, is in...
Brexit threatens the European rail sector © Mike Knell

Stakeholders warn European rail sector at risk after Brexit

Leading stakeholders in the European rail sector have warned the European Commission to try to mitigate the potential impact of Brexit on rail during...
London’s public transport system © vic15

Could London’s public transport system benefit from Uber integration?

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has announced plans to integrate the app into London’s public transport system. Despite the company having its licence to operate its...

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