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On the 9th of January 2018, Deloitte published its City Mobility Index, gauging global readiness for the future of mobility.   European cities outperform their global counterparts in urban mobility. Helsinki, Amsterdam and London lead the ranking of 18 urban centres worldwide when it comes to readiness...

On Tuesday 9 January 2018, ENISA's Executive Director Prof. Dr. Udo Helmbrecht made a speech on the new role of the agency at a conference organised by the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. The event was focused on "Addressing cybersecurity challenges and supporting a...

On the 9th of January 2018, ECIPE published a study on "Blockchain and Trade: Not a Fix for Brexit, but Could Revolutionise Global Value Chains (If Governments Let It)".   One of the most tone-deaf suggestions in the Brexit proceedings so far came in August 2017, when...

On the 13th of December 2017, the European Commission published a study on the impacts of REACH authorisation.   The study on the impacts of REACH authorisation aims to assess the performance of the REACH authorisation system. The study provides evidence to assess whether authorisation is working...

On the 12th of December 2017, the European Commission published a study on enhanced truck front end designs.   In 2014 there were over 3,850 reported road fatalities across the EU 28 countries due to collisions involving heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) of >3.5 tonnes, accounting for 15%...

 Independent study finds that distributors in the independent aftermarket are unable to identify spare parts.   The European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) and the International Federation of Independent Automotive Aftermarket Distributors (FIGIEFA) commissioned engineering consultancy Ricardo to develop and run an online survey. The objective was to...

On the 5th of December 2017, the Council of the European Union adopted draft conclusions on the digitalisation of transport. The conclusions underline the importance of this issue for the European economy and competitiveness, and confirm the EU's ambition to become a global leader in this...

On the 4th of December, the Council approved new rules to help protect the EU against unfair trade practices. They will enter into force by 20 December. This new anti-dumping methodology will identify and redress cases where prices of imported products are artificially lowered due to...

On the 1st of December 2017, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on the transition from the Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020 towards the ninth Framework Programme. They highlight that  that R&I is essential for ensuring long-term sustainable economic growth, industrial competitiveness, social inclusion and...