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ELECTRIFICATION OF SHIPS A KEY STEP IN DELIVERING PARIS CLIMATE COMMITMENTS



Described by environmental campaigners as “the elephant in the COP21 negotiations room” when climate change proposals were agreed in Paris during 2015, today – the electrification of shipping is moving ahead apace.

From inland ferries to cargo barges and cruise ships, vessels are being built or retrofitted with renewable power propulsion sources, curbing the shipping industry’s major emissions.…

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CANADIAN GOVERNMENT PLAYS WAIT-AND-SEE ON EMISSIONS RULES, AWAITING WASHINGTON’S LEAD



THE CANADIAN government has told wardsauto that it will wait for the release of a US final rule on federal automotive emissions before making any decisions on whether to follow the lead of the Trump administration on freezing emissions limits or imposing tougher tailpipe rules for Canada.…

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CHINA IMPOSES RETALIATORY TARIFFS ON USA AUTO SECTOR – MOST PAIN COMES IN DECEMBER



THE AMERICAN automotive sector is today (Friday Aug 23) counting the cost of the latest round of automotive tariffs to be imposed on its vehicle and parts exports to China. It is the latest round of the increasingly punishing trade war between Washington DC and Beijing.…

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SOUTHEAST ASIA’S AUTO SECTOR STYMIED BY BURGEONING TRADE RED TAPE, EXPERTS WARN



REMOVING non-tariff-barriers (NTBs) impeding the trade in automobiles, parts and materials between the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is key to unlocking the regional automotive industry’s full potential, experts argue. However, they agree that such moves cannot be achieved without short-term pain.…

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EUROPE IN TWO-SPEED SHIFT TO ELECTRIC CARS



Europe’s transition to electric vehicle ownership is developing at two clear speeds, with richer countries headed for mass market penetration in the early to mid 2020s but poorer countries lagging. 

This is posing a regulatory challenge for manufacturers – EV sales have to increase Europe-wide for carmakers to meet tough European Union (EU) CO2 emissions limits.…

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EU-MERCOSUR DEAL OFFERS EUROPEAN AUTO AND PARTS EXPORTERS MAJOR NEW MARKETS



THE EUROPEAN automobile manufacturing sector will be hoping that the newly negotiated European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal is ratified quickly, given it scraps import duties imposed by Brazil and Argentina on EU automobile exports of 35%.

This agreement has been welcomed by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), which noted that the South American trade bloc, which also includes Uruguay and Paraguay, is home to around 270 million people, where 3.3 million new cars were sold during 2018.…

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NESTLÉ’s EMENA RESTRUCTURE IS PAYING DIVIDENDS, SAYS SETTEMBRI



GLOBAL food and beverage company Nestlé’s restructure in the EMENA (Europe, Middle East and North Africa) region, which began in 2017, has delivered improved efficiencies and performance, according to Marco Settembri, Nestlé’s executive vice-president and EMENA zone CEO.

“It’s always a question of evolution,” Mr Settembri told just-food before the opening session of the July 4-5 2nd European Entrepreneurship Education summit in Lille, northern France,* in which he was to speak.…

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SMALL SLOVENIA RETAINS DOUGHTY PLASTICS MANUFACTURING SECTOR WITH STRONG EXPORT FOCUS



Slovenia’s plastic industry has made a virtue out of the nation’s geographical position, located between the markets of central and western Europe and those of the Balkan states and the former Soviet Union. 

Drawing on these geographical – and historical political ties – the sector is geared towards exports, with these accounting for 62% of the value of the plastics industry, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS).…

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PAINT PRODUCERS FOCUS ON EXPORTS IN STILL STAGNANT ITALIAN ECONOMY



Industry forecasts for Italy’s paints and coatings market are expected to remain relatively stable through 2019, mainly sustained by stability in the domestic construction and automotive sectors and continuing sales growth in foreign markets. Data from market research provider Euromonitor International released last December (2018) projected production turnover in Italy to grow by 0.5% in the 2018-2019 period, with an estimated value of just over EUR6.1 billion in 2019.…

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NEW EMISSIONS STANDARDS WILL PROMOTE SHIFT TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES, EXPERTS SAY



THE NEW CO2 standards approved by European Union (EU) legislators for cars, vans and trucks being driven in its territory will lead to more electric vehicles (EVs) and alternative drivetrains including hybrids and fuel cells, experts have told wardsauto.

On April 18, the European Union (EU)’s elected legislative body the European Parliament, approved the first EU regulation on emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles.…

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