IRU is the trusted voice for mobility and logistics, upholding the interest of bus, coach, taxi and truck operators as well as the broader mobility and logistics industry.
TIR cuts transport costs between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait by 40%
The first TIR movement has taken place between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, opening a new TIR corridor between the two countries.
TIR set to bring further stability and economic prosperity to the Arab region
At a virtual event organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) yesterday, IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto stressed the importance of using the TIR system to facilitate and secure trade in the region.
Well-to-wheel, alternative fuels and Eco-trucks on decarbonisation agenda
IRU’s long standing partnership with the International Transport Forum’s (ITF) decarbonising transport project continues with advocacy on road transport priorities to meet CO2 emissions targets.
IRU spearheads industry reform in Togo
IRU is guiding efforts to formalise and professionalise the road transport industry in Togo through the creation of a national road transport federation.
EU Mobility Strategy will severely limit decarbonisation potential of commercial road transport and destroy coach services
The European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, published today, will fail to achieve 2050 carbon neutrality targets as it is based on a distorted “tank-to-wheel” approach that only measures CO2 emissions at the vehicle tailpipe. This will severely limit the decarbonisation potential of commercial goods and passenger transport by road.