The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will have grave consequences for the transport and logistics sector without urgent action at national and EU level. Most ACEA members have already announced temporary closures of plants due to collapsing demand, supply shortages and government measures and are facing cases of corona infections and quarantines among their employees. “It is clear that this is the worst crisis ever to impact the automotive industry,” admitted ACEA director general […]
17) Wolfgang Bernhard – chairman, Commercial Vehicle Board of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)
Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs.
Have you heard about the temporary relaxation of drivers hours and want to know more? Motor Transport’s sister title, Commercial Motor is hosting a free webinar in association with Aquarius about this dramatic change in tachograph legislation. The additional measures being put in place by the Government and the relaxation of the working day allowances will have a dramatic affect on the haulage industry, but what exactly does it mean. This hour-long discussion will look at how it will affect […]