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The IRU World Congress has addressed a range of challenges and opportunities in transport, mobility and trade. Leaders from industry and government joined the debate.

IRU’s media and communications teams are working closely with Asyad and partners on media and social media outreach across multiple platforms, including broadcast, live streaming and video, print media and online engagement. This will happen before, during and after the Congress, to broaden our audience and to project the event onto the world stage.

 

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The future of road transport

The future of road transport

Technology and automation will define the future of road transport according to new IRU research, but significant obstacles stand in the way.

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News

20 May 2020

IRU World Congress postponed

As COVID-19 is presenting unprecedented global challenges and considering the current uncertainty associated with planning major events during the second half of this year, IRU has taken the…
19 December 2018

Fuel strategy: What delivers results on the road?

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable shared best practices on reducing fuel consumption and explored the use of new…
18 December 2018

Reaping the benefits of new business models

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable examined ways to reap the benefits from new business models in the transport…
18 December 2018

Designing your future workforce

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable debated the impact of technology on the future workforce and how to reverse today…
17 December 2018

Enabling trade facilitation

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Governing Road Transport” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable raised awareness of national and regional initiatives to promote trade. For…
14 December 2018

Future challenges in urban mobility

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable focused on understanding the future urban mobility landscape.  Many city…
11 December 2018

Towards higher competitiveness in the Middle East

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Governing Road Transport” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable examined how to improve cooperation and connectivity in the Middle East.  …
07 December 2018

Autonomous road transport: ready to roll?

Roundtable session wrap-up Autonomous trucks, taxis and buses will disrupt the transport industry in the years to come. The first driverless trials have already taken place but their full-scale…
04 December 2018

Next generation digital platforms

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Embracing Innovation” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable addressed how new digital platforms are driving a market transformation. Competing in a…
03 December 2018

United Nations backs the Muscat Compact

UNECE Executive Secretary, Olga Algayerova, signs the Muscat Compact – a roadmap for the future of road transport, mobility, trade and logistics. Today’s signing is a strong endorsement of this…
29 November 2018

Data is the new oil

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Embracing Innovation” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable assessed the impact of big data on the road transport industry.  Road transport…
27 November 2018

Embracing the future

IRU World Congress plenary session 4 wrap-up

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