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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]AFTER 30 years of intense convergence in the car industry – a period that has seen most mass-market products and brands evolve toward near-interchangeability – shifting dynamics appear to be pushing cars into an unpredictable new future. This shift has not been triggered by the abrupt,...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the EU prepares for tough negotiations on reducing CO2 emissions from cars post-2020, industry lobbyists, green campaigners and the European Commission alike seem to agree on one thing: deeper emission cuts from road transport will require a more “holistic” approach. Just what “holistic” means is...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Franco-German attempts to secure changes within the Eurozone without treaty changes threaten to undermine UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s EU reform efforts. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_single_image image="8575" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" qode_css_animation="" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="20px" background_image="" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text]French daily Le Monde reported yesterday (26 May) that Franco-German proposals to...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why a Better Regulation Agenda? The 2014 European elections showed that many citizens are concerned with what they perceive as an undesirable level of EU involvement in their daily lives. While some of this can be put down to misunderstanding about the EU's actual work, and...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Armed groups in areas such as the Democratic Republic of Congo often fund their activities through the sale of precious metals and those used in electronic goods such as laptops and mobile phones. The European Parliament will vote on a regulation this week that would force...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]General Motors has launched a parts-buying program that forgoes conventional supplier bidding. Instead, GM inspects suppliers' factories and analyzes their internal cost data. Suppliers who agree to the procedure, dubbed the One Cost Model, get contracts for periods ranging up to the life of a vehicle. GM,...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lorry and bus manufacturers will be allowed to exceed current length and weight limits to use designs that will improve road safety and fuel efficiency. These changes to the 1996 weights and dimensions directive were adopted by the Council. More information at: Press Consilium[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...