The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned. However Barnier also said the imposition of a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland needed to be avoided. Speaking at a news conference following the publication of the EU’s, Guiding principles on the dialogue for Ireland/Northern Ireland, last week, Barnier raised concerns at the UK’s proposals for border arrangement […]
The number of trucks crossing the English Channel via Eurotunnel’s Truck Shuttle service fell by over 100,000 last year, the cross-channel tunnel operator has confirmed.
The government has been forced to clarify the level of import tariffs to be placed on new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit after a document revealed it has been hiked from a promised 10% to 16%.
A mandatory 20% cut to CO2 emissions for new trucks by 2025 is “excessively aggressive” and will slow the production process in Europe, manufacturers have warned.