Eco-Kombi’s, longer and heavier vehicles, are currently not allowed in Germany. There is, however, a chance that by the end of this year, after a test with these vehicles and a positive review by the minister, Germany’s position on Eco-Kombi’s will change.
In April 2016 the EU and Mercosur decided to start trade negotiations. In order to gain insights into the areas in which further progress is possible in the Customs and Trade Facilitation chapter with Mercosur, the EU would like to receive input from the industry and companies.
Although the UK expressed that it would not accept free movement of European workers after the Brexit, it wants to maintain access to the single market. It would thereby create a unique position of the UK in Europe.