• 11/
    DEC 2019

    EU Green Deal: the European Rail Supply Industry is ready!

    Today, 11 December 2019, at an extraordinary European Parliament plenary session, European Commission’s President Ursula von der Leyen delivered an historical speech presenting her mandate’s hallmark undertaking: the EU Green Deal. The first European climate law aimed at boosting the bloc’s 2030 climate targets, as well as specific and cross-sectoral initiatives pertaining to transport, energy, chemicals, construction and more,  for one overarching objective: setting the pathway to make Europe the first climate-neutral Continent by 2050. Ms. von der Leyen has announced that up to €100bn would finance this transition and safeguard Europe’s industrial and economic competitiveness.

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  • 08/
    NOV 2019

    UNIFE promoted rail quality at EXPO Ferroviaria 2019

    How can Europe continue to provide the world with the best rail supply possible? UNIFE headed to Milan to share with EXPO Ferroviaria attendees how the International Rail Quality Board (IRQB) and IRIS CertificationTM are revolutionising global perceptions of our industry. At this 1-3 October conference, UNIFE joined 300 international exhibitors at Italy’s most prominent railway technology, products and systems exhibition to share the wide scope of this association’s activities. Our stand’s discussion centred on the promotion of robust railway systems as the EU experiences growing demand for rail transport.

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  • 30/
    SEP 2019

    EU manufacturers call for urgent reforms to achieve reciprocity and a level-playing field in public procurement

    Amidst discussions on the International Procurement Instrument (IPI) relaunched in Council and the hearings of Commissioners-designate taking place this week, AEGIS Europe, the industry alliance representing more than 20 key industries, today urged the EU to take a stronger stance on reciprocity and other reforms needed in the field of public procurement

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Spotlight

UNIFE Vision Paper on Urban Mobility

21/11/2019

Urbanisation, climate change and inequality – 21st century problems demand 21st century solutions! Urban rail is the cleanest, most efficient transport option for European cities looking to tackle these grave threats. UNIFE’s new vision paper examines how metros and tramlines can transform urban communities and act as the backbone of President von der Leyen’s European Green Deal. Read more.

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