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  1. Legal news
    29 August 2018
    Brexit update: potential impact for the automotive sector
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/brexit-update-potential-impact-for-the-automotive-sector

    Just over a year on from our last look at the possible impact of Brexit on the automotive industry and with almost 7 months to go until the UK formally withdraws from the EU, we revisit the potential implications for ...

  2. Legal news
    08 May 2018
    Cyber risks in the automotive industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/cyber-risks-in-the-automotive-industry

    The Network and Information Systems (NIS) Directive, which aims to increase the security of network and information systems across the EU, becomes law in each Member State on 9 May 2018.

  3. Legal news
    09 July 2018
    EU-US trade – possible US import duties on cars
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/eu-us-trade-possible-us-import-duties-on-cars

    The United States' ('US') Department of Commerce ('DOC') initiated a so-called "section 232" investigation on 23 May 2018 into the possible national security effects of imports of cars (including SUVs, Vans and Light ...

  4. Legal news
    29 November 2018
    Legal Alert: New consultation paper issued on the legal regulation of driverless vehicles
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/legal-alert-new-consultation-paper-issued-on-the-legal-regulation-of-driverless-vehicles

    On 8 November 2018, the Law Commission issued a new consultation paper on the legal and regulatory framework for automated vehicles.

  5. Legal news
    17 October 2018
    Legal challenges facing manufacturers of electric vehicles in Europe
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/legal-challenges-facing-manufacturers-of-electric-vehicles-in-europe

    3.1 million new electric vehicles ("EVs") were registered worldwide in 2017. This represents an increase of 57% from 2016 and is similar to the growth rate of 60% in 2015 and 2016.

  6. Legal news
    08 May 2018
    Contracts, Warranty and Product Liability in the Chinese Automotive Industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/china/contracts-warranty-and-product-liability-in-the-chinese-automotive-industry

    The article provides deep insights for European suppliers about the unique legal environment in China, particularly from a contract and product liability law perspective.

  7. Legal news
    12 May 2020
    Stimulus Policy to Make China NEV Market Great Again
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/china/stimulus-policy-to-make-china-nev-market-great-again

    In less than a decade China's new energy vehicles (NEV) market has become the largest in the world. In 2018 more than a million NEVs were sold in China, more than three times the number sold in the US. However, sales ...

  8. Legal news
    18 August 2020
    Competition vs. environment: City of Prague violated competition law in connection with the rules for parking hybrid vehicles
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/czech-republic/competition-vs-environment-city-of-prague-violated-competition-law

    The Czech Office for the Protection of Competition imposed a fine of a total amount of approx. EUR 40,000 on the City of Prague for anti-competitive parking conditions for certain hybrid vehicles in paid parking zones.

  9. Legal news
    01 September 2020
    Developments in the UK's approach to the regulation of driverless vehicles
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/developments-in-the-uks-approach-to-the-regulation-of-driverless-vehicles

    This update provides a summary of two recent developments in the UK's approach to the regulation of connected and automated vehicles (or 'CAVs'): first, the launch of a new Government consultation on 'automated lane ...