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08.05.2020
Railway freight express puts China-EU cooperation amid pandemic on fast track
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the freight trains have been playing a crucial role in supporting Europe’s anti-epidemic fight by opening «green passages» for the transport of important supplies and raw materials.The China-Europe rail transport service is widely expected to play an increasingly important role in the post-pandemic era.
Article
07.23.2020
EU car sales forecast 2020: Record drop of 25% expected this year, says ACEA
In the light of the major economic crisis facing the auto industry due to COVID-19, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has radically revised its 2020 forecast for passenger car registrations down to about −25%.
Source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association
Article
06.26.2020
China–EU shippers turn to rail after ocean capacity cuts
Exporters of Chinese goods to Europe are scrambling to shift cargo shipments from ocean to the China—Europe rail land bridge, as ship slots become scarcer due to capacity cancelations from container lines in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Source: JOC.com
Article
06.19.2020
New French freight coalition targets upsurge in rail freight volumes
A new coalition of participants in France’s rail freight sector is targeting the doubling of rail freight volumes in the country by 2030 as a means of supporting sustainable economic development.
Source: International Railway Journal
Article
06.05.2020
Will China Railway Express boom in 2020?
During the month of December we have celebrated the fifth anniversary of the first cargo train Yiwu-Madrid (China Railway Express). In November of 2014, the Chinese and Spanish Governments both witnessed the longest railway route in the world being born. By then, the company responsible of the initiative, Yixinou, was able to manage one train to one destination. Five years later, we are confident to reach a total number of 500 trains operating to 11 different worldwide destinations departing or arriving in Yiwu, East China’s Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times
Article
05.27.2020
298 automobile factories operating across Europe, new data shows
298 automobile assembly and engine production plants operate in Europe today, according to freshly-updated data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). Cars, vans, trucks, buses and engines are manufactured at these factories, 196 of which are situated within the European Union (EU27).
Source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association
Article
05.25.2020
Interactive map: Production impact of COVID-19 on the European auto industry
This interactive map shows the impact of the coronavirus / COVID-19 crisis on the production of motor vehicles for each of the 27 EU member states plus the UK.
Source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association