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Transport 16-03-2016

Commission slams member states for watering down rail rules

The new head of the European Commission's transport section (DG MOVE) had harsh words yesterday (15 March) for new rules to open up Europe's “static” rail sector, which he said have been butchered in negotiations with the European Parliament and Council.
Transport 08-10-2015

EU ministers agree on injecting competition into domestic rail service

European railway companies will be allowed to offer domestic rail services in other countries from 2020 under new proposals agreed on Thursday(8 October) by European Union ministers.
Transport 17-04-2015

Uber Chief: ‘Uber and Europe is definitely a conversation worth having’

Uber is facing great resistance in Europe because it is challenging an old, uncompetitive industry, says the company's Mark MacGann.
Transport 20-03-2015

‘Intelligent’ technologies open new avenues for European transport

Connected vehicles filled with communication technologies offer an unprecedented opportunity to achieve the European Union's dream of an integrated multi-modal transport system, according to EU policymakers and industry experts.
Transport 20-02-2013

Kallas defends plan to pry open domestic rail markets

Europe’s railways need more competition and less bureaucracy if they are to reverse the decline in use, Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said Tuesday (19 February) as he sought to warm up MEPs to a new liberalisation plan.
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