Brussels, 25-26 May 2016. Cars, buses, delivery trucks, bikes and ferries: All could be fully electric tomorrow. The conditions for a successful transition to electrification as an alternative to fossil-fuel powered vehicles were the main focus of the 4th edition of the European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum. With its cross-sectoral nature, the Forum is a unique [...]


Electrification of transport: a crucial means to meeting the 2020 and 2030 renewables targets

The future Renewable Energy Directive (RED) should actively promote the electrification of transport. This is the key message from The Platform for Electro mobility in its response to the Public Consultation on a new Renewable Energy Directive (RED). Coupled with production of low-carbon electricity and implemented in conjunction with broader sustainable transport principles, electrification of [...]

Platform for Electro-Mobility officially launched

"The EU needs to speed up electrification and be leader in clean transport", said Henrik Hololei, Director-General at DG MOVE, at the launch of the Platform for Electro-Mobility on the 21st April in Brussels. The new platform unites businesses and stakeholders from the road, rail and electricity supply sectors as well as civil society and cities to [...]

The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association appoints Stephan Schaller as new President

The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association, IMMA, has elected yesterday Mr Stephan Schaller as its new President.   The decision was taken by IMMA’s General Assembly, hosted by the Federation of Asian Motorcycle Industries (FAMI) and the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI).  Mr Schaller, President of BMW Motorrad, who currently serves as President of the European Association [...]

Sign up for free demonstration event in Brussels

On June 7th 2016, Leefmilieu Brussel/Bruxelles Environnement (the Brussels Environmental Department) together with the Belgian Electromobility Association ASBE host an electric mobility demonstration event on the esplanade of Tour & Taxis in Brussels. All suppliers/providers of electric vehicles, charging infrastructure and services are invited to demonstrate and to present their products and services at this [...]

2016 SUMP Conference review

On 12 and 13 April 2016 over 400 participants from the fields of transport planning and development, research and politics gathered in Bremen for the 3rd Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) to discuss new planning approaches and strategies, and to share ideas, solutions and success stories. At the Conference, the Bremen Declaration was [...]

European Investment Project Portal

The European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) is a brand new web portal enabling EU based project promoters – public or private – to reach potential investors worldwide. It is part of the Investment Plan for Europe initiative to mobilise investment, promote economic growth and create more jobs across the EU. It responds to investors’ desire [...]