CLEPA is the voice of European automotive suppliers, representing over 3.000 companies which employ 5.000.000 employees, invest over €30 billion yearly in R&I and provide solutions for safe, smart and sustainable mobility.

Latest publications

25 ACTIONS For a successful restart of the EU’s automotive sector


COVID-19 is having a major impact on the economy, with retail and manufacturing activity crippled without precedence and concerns mounting on consumer sentiment. The European automotive sector, which has been hit particularly badly, proposes a plan comprised of 25 key actions to ensure a strong restart of the sector and the economy at large.  Read more

CLEPA Position Paper on Artificial Intelligence

Automotive suppliers play a central role in the development of connected and automated vehicles. Artificial intelligence (AI) applications are becoming more commonly integrated in vehicles: automated driving is the most well-known example, but a broad range of other applications are also being used, such as many vehicle safety functions, comfort functions, advanced driver-assistance systems, connectivity systems, infotainment systems, and others. Read more 

Automotive Industry Code of Business Conduct in view of COVID‐19


CLEPA (the European Automotive Suppliers’ Association) and ACEA (the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association) have jointly adopted a ‘Code of Business Conduct in view of COVID-19’ to support a rapid and smooth restart of the automotive industry. Read more

Position Paper on Euro 7/VII

CLEPA supports the further development of standards for pollutant emissions from light and heavy-duty vehicles that improve air quality, environment and health outcomes. As providers of sustainable technology solutions for road transport, we advocate for a regulatory framework that facilitates clean and affordable mobility. Read the position paper.

Position Paper on EU-UK FTA

CLEPA’s position paper aims to avoid disruption of the EU-UK automotive sector by proposing trade conditions, customs procedures and implementation timelines tailored to the automotive supply chain. Read the position paper.

Future As We Move Whitebook


What will the future of mobility look like? In our view, the future is safe, sustainable, smart and competitive. CLEPA’s whitebook defines tomorrow’s mobility, aligned with the diverse views of the European automotive supplier community. Read more

Position Paper on Access to In-Vehicle Data and Resources

Digitalisation is transforming the automotive industry, and in-vehicle data is mainly controlled and exploited commercialy by vehicle manufacturers. CLEPA’s position paper calls for a level playing field in the automotive industry regarding access to data and resources, and in full compliance with the legislation on the protection of personal data. Read the position paper


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