October 27, 2020

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    EU approves 5 billion euro loan guarantee to Renault

    The European Commission approved a 5 billion euro ($5.4 billion) loan guarantee on Wednesday to French automaker Renault group to reduce the impact of the coronavirus crisis. The Commission, which supervises competition policy in the European Union, has temporarily eased its regulations to permit EU countries to support their economies that are set to go […]

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    Nokia, Daimler, others agreed to mediation to resolve a licensing dispute

    Nokia, Daimler, and several auto parts suppliers have agreed to independent mediation to find a solution for their technology licensing dispute, the Finnish telecoms equipment maker stated on Thursday. The move, if it leads to a successful result, could stave off a possible EU antitrust investigation after complaints by Daimler, Bury Technologies, Continental, Valeo and […]

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    Trump will not impose tariffs on European vehicles, says EU chief

    The United States is not going to announce tariffs on European vehicles next week, stated Jean-Claude Juncker, the outgoing president of the European Commission. U.S. President Donald Trump has until November 13 to decide if he should apply new duties on European automakers. This after Trump argued in May that U.S. imports of European vehicles […]

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    Daimler asks EU antitrust regulators to investigate Nokia patents

    Daimler has complained to EU antitrust regulators about Nokia patents important to car communications, a move underlining the tensions between tech firms and the auto industry on the use of major technologies. Tech companies and mobile telecoms providers are playing a significant role in the auto industry, with their technologies utilized in navigation systems, vehicle-to-vehicle […]

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    EU to propose CO2 reduction target for cars and vans

    The European Commission will propose on Wednesday harder carbon dioxide reduction targets for new automobiles and vans of 30 percent by 2030 and a crediting system to promote electric vehicles, EU sources stated. The EU executives’ proposal intends to suppress greenhouse gases from transport as part of the bloc’s push to decrease emissions by at […]

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    EU antitrust regulators say investigating possible German auto cartel

    EU antitrust regulators are investigating accusations of a cartel among a group of German automakers, the European Commission stated on Saturday, a measure that might lead to large fines for the companies. The Commission and its German equivalent were tipped off about the possible cartel, the EU competition authority stated. “The European Commission and the […]

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    PSA gets EU approval to buy Opel

    French automaker PSA Groug secured genuine EU antitrust approval on Wednesday to obtain General Motors’ German unit Opel, a move which will assist it better rival with market leader Volkswagen. The European Commission stated the deal did not pose any rivalry issues. PSA, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen automobiles, has vowed to return Opel […]

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    European Commission to propose connecting CO2 emissions for trucks, cars to road toll charges

    The European Commission is to propose making automobiles, trucks, buses and vans pay higher road toll charges the more CO2 they release as it seeks to cut road transport’s carbon footprint, 2 EU officials stated. The proposal, which has not yet been settled, will for the first time set some EU-wide concepts for road tolls […]

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    Italy declines Germany’s emissions accusations against Fiat Chrysler

    Tests performed on Fiat Chrysler automobiles reveal they are certified with policies and include no emissions defeat devices as accused by Germany, Italy’s transport ministry stated on Monday. Tensions have been increased in between Rome and Berlin over the concern, with German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt stating at the weekend that Fiat Chrysler cars breaking […]

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    European Commission expects Italy to answer over alleged Fiat emissions cheating

    The European Commission last week called on Italy to provide evidence against Germany’s claims that Fiat Chrysler utilized illegal exhaust emissions defeat devices, increasing pressure on the group amidst accusations against it in the U.S. Germany asked the EU executive to moderate its conflict with Italy, which declined its claims of hidden software on the […]

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    EU looks to coordinate consumer action against Volkswagen

    The European Commission is to fulfill consumer groups to make sure they are doing enough to seek compensation for European drivers impacted by Volkswagen‘s emissions scandal. Consumer Commissioner Vera Jourova informed a press conference on Monday the “Dieselgate” scandal was a pan-European Union obstacle and the Commission was examining whether there had actually been breaches […]

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