The European Parliament has approved the first ever EU regulation governing CO2 emissions for trucks, which will force manufacturers to slash emissions by nearly a third no later than 2030. The text of the new legislation, which was informally agreed between MEPs in February, will now go before the European Council (EC) with ratification expected next month. It means that CO2 emissions from new trucks will need to be cut by 30% by 2030, with an intermediate reduction target of 15% […]
UPS has received a statement of objections from the European Commission as part of a competition review of its acquisition of TNT Express. According to UPS the statement of objections addresses the competitive effects of the intended deal on the international express small package market in Europe. It added that UPS and TNT Express would respond to the EC within “a couple of weeks”, but would not elaborate on the nature of the statement of objections as its contents were […]
Truck manufacturers have responded to the combined €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine they were issued by the European Commission (EC) yesterday (19 July).
The results of an online poll conducted by Motortransport.co.uk have found that while 43% of the 487 operators believed leaving the EU would benefit their businesses, 40% did not.