Europe

Government, Business

European Economic Expansion Slows Amid Trade Fears

Boats on the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany Boats on the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany. (Michael Probst/AP)

FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe’s economic upswing slowed further in the second quarter amid concerns over global trade disputes that have seen the world’s major powers impose new tariffs on each other.

David McHugh | AP Business Writer
July 31, 2018
Government

Complex Legislative, Regulatory Environment Complicates European Trucking Operations

More than any other factor, legislation has defined the modern European commercial vehicle. Changes in laws regarding vehicle height and length, payload, fuel economy and emissions mean that operators and manufacturers all have to work within an increasingly inflexible legislative environment.

April 16, 2012