CLEPA is the voice of European automotive suppliers, representing over 3.000 companies which employ 5.000.000 employees, invest over €20 billion yearly in R&I and provide solutions for safe, smart and sustainable mobility.

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 CLEPA represents over 3,000 companies supplying state-of-the-art components and innovative technology for safe, smart and sustainable mobility, investing over 20 billion euros yearly in research and development. Both standards, ITS-G5 and 5G, and the corresponding technology will make mobility safer, more efficient and will pave the way to autonomous driving.  Read more 

Parliament and Council reach agreement on adoption of crucial vehicle safety standards

The European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the revision of the General Safety Regulation in negotiations last night. The GSR will make mandatory a set of safety measures for vehicles over the coming years. The agreement has yet to be formally approved by Council and Parliament. Final votes of approval will likely take place after the EU elections. Read more 

EU should take global lead in connected and automated driving, automotive and telecoms sectors urge

As Europe prepares to elect a new European Parliament and appoint new Commissioners, the European Automotive and Telecoms Alliance (EATA) urges policy makers to step up efforts in order to ensure that the EU takes the global lead in connected and automated mobility. In this context, EATA has just launched its manifesto to accelerate the deployment of connected and automated mobility (CAM) in Europe. Read more

Electrification and connectivity reshape the business into a service over the entire lifetime of the vehicle

More than 300 participants gathered at the 10th edition of the CLEPA Aftermarket Conference, today in Brussels, to discuss the latest trends and opportunities for the automotive aftermarket at a crucial time for industry.  Read more 

Parliament and Council agree on challenging CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles

The EU requires manufacturers of heavy-duty vehicles to reduce average carbon emissions by 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030. The challenging level of the reduction targets was one of the most controversially discussed elements in the negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council, which were concluded last night. Read more

CLEPA Position Paper: European Automotive Industry Statement on Brexit

CLEPA is closely following the ongoing developments regarding the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Given the importance of trade in goods (and services) within the Single Market and specifically the relevance of UK imports and exports for the Automotive Suppliers Industry, we would like to make some recommendations on a future trade relationship between the EU and the UK for the consideration of policy makers. Download Position paper


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