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Trade and Industry Department: Publications

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels Belgium is the official representation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government to the EU it is supported by the Economic and Trade Offices in London UK and Berlin Germany The ETOs represent Hong Kong on economic and trade matters in Europe and help foster the trade and commercial ties between Hong Kong and the EU

At a Glance: Autonomous Vehicles

The UK Government's previously proposed legislation in this field the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill was dropped when Parliament was dissolved after the calling by Theresa May of the 2017 General Election However that previous Bill's core proposal of extending compulsory motor vehicle insurance to cover the use of automated vehicles has been carried forward into the new Bill The

A comprehensive guide to driving in the UK

Guide to driving in the UK If you're bringing your car to the UK or hiring one once you get here this guide will help you to get used to British roads From driving etiquette to some handy tips from the AA the UK's biggest motoring association we've got everything

Japanese car makers could benefit the most from EU

Small midsize Japanese car makers to benefit the most from EU-Japan FTA The political and trade agreements signed by the European Union and Japan in July is no different than that of the Free Trade Agreement between the two economic blocs While both parties analyse and fine-tune the text the car industry prepares for a new dawn which

Car History Checks

The number of owners for this vehicle is either in line or below the average for a vehicle of its age If the information regarding 'dates of sale' demonstrates that there were more sales than owners this may be explained by the fact that some vehicle keepers (e g a motor dealer) are not recorded as 'owners' on the vehicle's history

The UK Automotive Industry and the EU

Automotive accounts for 10% of the UK's trade in goods suppliers add 4 8 billion in added value and the sector as a whole turned over 60 5 billion last year The sector is vital to the UK economy so given the debate surrounding the UK's membership of the EU it is right that it should attempt to examine its relationship with Europe To provide the evidence to enable an industry view

Comparing motor

One barrier to trade between the European Union and the United States is the differing safety standards testing and requirements for vehicles sold in the EU and the US Testing the same make/model under both regimens and adapting design to each can be expensive and negotiation of common standards may be difficult and time-consuming An alternative to item-by-item harmonization is mutual


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 19/2011 of 11 January 2011 concerning type-approval requirements for the manufacturer's statutory plate and for the vehicle identification number of motor vehicles and their trailers and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles

Automotive industry in the United Kingdom

The automotive industry in the United Kingdom is now best known for premium and sports car marques 2013 it was announced that a new National Automotive Innovation Campus would be built at the University of Warwick's main campus at a cost of 100 million with 45 million to be contributed by Jaguar Land Rover In the half-year from January to June 2014 the UK had its best year in new

The Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations 2005

2 In these Regulations— "AETR" means the European agreement concerning the work of crews of vehicles engaged in international road transport() of 1st July 1970 "collective agreement" means a collective agreement within the meaning of section 178 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992() the trade union parties to which are independent trade unions within

Frequently Asked Questions about the Brexit

The functioning of the internal market is not jeopardised The United Kingdom currently ranks fifth in terms of Germany's trading partners the main trading goods include motor vehicles and vehicle parts The long-term economic impact after Brexit will depend on what the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the EU will look like

Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle also known as motorized vehicle or automotive vehicle is a self-propelled vehicle commonly wheeled that does not operate on rails (such as trains or trams or 4-wheelers) and is used for the transportation of people or cargo The vehicle propulsion is provided by an engine or motor usually an internal combustion engine or an electric motor or some combination of the two

How could Brexit impact the UK automotive industry?

If a no trade deal is agreed between the UK and EU for the automotive industry then the sector will fall under World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules which would slap a 10% tariff on all cars imported to the EU from the UK Over half of all UK-made cars are sent to the EU and the SMMT has estimated this could add 1 8 billion in costs With the UK importing 69% of all cars from the EU that

Welcome to MIB

Fleet and motor trade MID Update Services for solicitors FAQs MIB Hub NCD MyLicence MIB Managed Services The Claims Portal Employers' Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) IFB CUE MIAFTR MedCo Whiplash Reforms Programme Requesting your data Check insurance details Use askMID to check your vehicle Check a vehicle at the roadside after an accident Check a vehicle not at the

Project DRIVES

The aim of the project is to implement the Blueprint objectives for the automotive sector namely the delivery of human capital solutions to supply chain SMEs through the establishment of an Automotive Sector Skills Alliance covering all levels of the value chain (vehicle production automotive suppliers and automotive sales and aftermarket services)


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 19/2011 of 11 January 2011 concerning type-approval requirements for the manufacturer's statutory plate and for the vehicle identification number of motor vehicles and their trailers and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles

Brexit and financial services

By leaving the EU the UK will no longer be party to trade arrangements between the EU and third countries around the world EU agreements with third countries such as its insurance agreements with the US and Switzerland will need to be re-established and the recognition of other third country regimes in EU regulation will require replication in UK law


The latest ACEA_eu new passenger car registration figures showed a 'less severe' decline in May than April which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers in the UK commenting on the latest SMMT's new passenger car registration figures Read More IGA's BIG Awards drives the profile of independent garages IGA 04/12/2019 Entries are open for the Independent Garage A

Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations

Distance between motor vehicles and trailers 99 Use of mechanical coupling devices 100 Use of secondary coupling on trailers 101 Unbraked trailers 102 Use of bridging plates between motor vehicles and trailers 103 Leaving trailers at rest 104 Passengers in trailers 105 Attendants on trailers and certain other vehicles 106

Notes about tax classes

Notes about tax classes Introduction Vehicles are classified for tax purposes according to their construction and the purpose for which they are used The main classes and eligible vehicles are listed below: Class Type of vehicle and/or use Private/Light Goods (PLG) Vehicles registered before the 1 March 2001: Private motor cars goods vehicles not more than 3 500kg revenue weight vehicles

Company tax in the EU

Company tax in the EU – Germany The company tax rate for Germany is 15% There is also a solidarity surcharge of 5 5% levied on the corporate income tax and a municipal surcharge of between 14% and 17% depending on municipalities The combined rate is between 30-33% approximately More information can be found on the national portal de

U S and EU Motor Vehicle Standards: Issues for

U S and EU Motor Vehicle Standards: Issues for Transatlantic Trade Negotiations Congressional Research Service Summary In March 2013 President Obama notified Congress that his Administration would seek a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the European Union (EU) In addition to addressing tariffs and other trade restrictions the negotiations seek to

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