Posts Tagged ‘International Road Transport Union’

  • Amazon joins IRU to boost collaboration on global road transport challenges

    on Dec 6, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Amazon joins IRU to boost collaboration on global road transport challenges

    Global e-commerce company Amazon has joined the International Road Transport Union (IRU) as its newest corporate member

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  • IRU welcomes new EU safe parking funding

    on Oct 23, 22 • in UK • with Comments Off on IRU welcomes new EU safe parking funding

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has welcomed the call for proposals,to access a total of €250 million in the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) funding to improve the network of safe and secure parking areas (SSTPAs) across the European Union (EU)

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  • IRU launches action plan on fuel prices

    on Jun 3, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU launches action plan on fuel prices

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) the world road transport organisation, has launched a 17-point emergency plan for governments to tackle rising fuel prices and their impact on transport networks, energy security and decarbonisation plans

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  • Call to decarbonise EU road transport

    on May 4, 22 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Call to decarbonise EU road transport

    Leading voices in decarbonising EU road transport are urgently calling on EU Member States and the European Parliament to agree on ambitious targets for electric recharging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

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  • Transport organisations warn against knee-jerk reaction to Omicron

    on Dec 3, 21 • in Latest News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Transport organisations warn against knee-jerk reaction to Omicron

    World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn international transport organisations and unions representing road, air and sea transport

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  • IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    on Nov 5, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    Member associations of the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the world road transport organisation, have voted for an emergency call to governments on dealing with current global supply chain disruptions

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  • IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has warned that the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, will fail to achieve 2050 carbon neutrality targets as it is based on a distorted tank-to-wheel approach that only measures CO2 emissions at the vehicle tailpipe

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  • IRU calls for governments to support transport sector worldwide

    on Dec 7, 20 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on IRU calls for governments to support transport sector worldwide

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling on governments worldwide to help the sector in three particularly crucial areas: cash grants to address liquidity, insurance premium flexibility, and waiving taxes and charges

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  • Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    on May 27, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    The German Parliament has voted to extend the existing exemption from road usercharges for clean trucks, powered by CNG, LNG and electricity, until

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  • UNECE and IRU offer recommendations on cross border operations

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on UNECE and IRU offer recommendations on cross border operations

    The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and International Road Transport Union (IRU) have issued a series of recommendations for border crossing operations during COVID 19, drawing on the benefits offered by tried and tested UN Conventions

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