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MULTIPLE TRADE DEALS ALWAYS LIMIT GOVERNMENT POLICY FREEDOMS – A POLITICAL TRUTH UNDERMINING BREXITEER ‘CONTROL’ GOALS

They say the UK can forge its own future by negotiating bespoke trade deals that reflect British interests rather than those of Brussels. But the more comprehensive deals Britain strikes, the more its room to manoeuvre will shrink – because all its trading partners (who are also striking deals with each other) will have to agree the same or similar terms for such deals to work.…

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FAST CHARGING SPREADING ACROSS EUROPE

With lower battery and auto prices boosting the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market in Europe, the race is on to ensure there are enough fast-charging stations to satisfy demand. 

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) warned European Union (EU) lawmakers July 5 that plans to force a continent-wide switch to BEVs through swingeing cuts in CO2 emissions caps for manufacturers, was doomed to fail due to the lack of charging points.…

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DECARBONISATION POSSIBLE BEFORE 2050, SAYS HEAD OF EURELECTRIC

 

EUROPE can meet its goal of cleaning up the power sector several years earlier than by the European Union’s (EU) self-imposed deadline of 2050, according to Kristian Ruby, secretary general of the Union of the Electricity Industry – Eurelectric, the sector association representing the industry at pan-European level.…

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IRELAND’S SERVICE STATION CHAINS ARE RADICALLY CHANGING THE RETAIL SCENE TO A US OUT-OF-TOWN ROAD STOPS

LARGE motorway service areas have become a recent feature of the Irish landscape, with plaza-type facilities incorporating fuel, food and grocery retailers under one roof.  However, the key players in the forecourt market, which is increasingly held by Irish firms Maxol and Applegreen, along with Canadian newcomer Couche-Tard – are now racing to reposition themselves given the Irish government plans by 2030 to end sales of petrol and diesel vehicles.…

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US CLOTHING INDUSTRY MEETS IN WASHINGTON TO DISCUSS RESISTING TRUMP TARIFFS

THE USA’s clothing industry has met in Washington DC to plot tactics designed to push the Trump administration away from a protectionist policy that it regards as potentially damaging for brands, retailers and their consumers.

A trade symposium staged last Thursday (July 12) by the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) united clothing sector executives, compliance chiefs, customs specialists and government affairs managers.…

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ASIA PACIFIC TECHNICAL TEXTILES CONTINUE TO GROW – BULK OUTPUT RISES IN CHINA, WHILE JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA CHASE NICHES

THE ASIA-Pacific technical textiles sector is still robust – with China’s industry continuing to grow, with bulk products still a focus. Meanwhile, more developed economies such as South Korea and Japan keep honing their output, looking for specialist niches and edges created by innovation.…

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CHINA RESPONDS FAST TO USA TARIFFS – HITTING AMERICAN AUTO SECTOR WITH RETALIATORY DUTIES

CHINA has retaliated swiftly to the USA’s imposition of 25% duties on Chinese automotive exports, announcing matching 25% retaliatory duties the following day (June 16) on a wide range of American exports of cars, SUVs and off-road vehicles, including hybrids and electric autos.…

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AUTO INDUSTRY EMBRACES DIGITAL DEVELOPMENTS; SAYS SAFETY IS KEY

THE EUROPEAN car industry has welcomed a commitment by the European Union’s (EU) executive body, the European Commission’ – in a policy paper (called a ‘communication’ on automated mobility) – to have all new vehicles connected to the internet by 2022.…

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CHINA AUTO SECTOR TO BE HIT BE NEW TRUMP USA TARIFFS

CHINA’S automotive manufacturing sectors will be counting the cost of new tariffs announced today (Friday, June 15) by the USA Trade Representative (USTR). They involve USD50 billion’s worth of Chinese exports being hit by 25% duties, additional to any other duties already applied.…

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CO2 TARGET POLITICAL BATTLE LOOMS AT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

A BATTLE is looming at the European Parliament over amendments to a proposed European Union (EU) regulation on CO2 targets for cars and vans, with left wingers calling for tougher limits, and the centre-right seeking to ease the auto sector’s burden.…

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