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    Starting 1 July 2016, the project “Safe and COnnected aUtomation in road Transport” (SCOUT) – a Coordination and Support Action within the Horizon 2020 programme – will develop viable pathways for the large-scale rollout of high-degree automated driving in Europe.   The project will bring together the automotive, telecom and ICT industries in order...

CLEPA believes that Europe must maintain its leading position in reducing CO2 emissions from light-duty vehicles. This is an important driver in sustaining technology leadership, employment and the global competitiveness of the European automotive industry.   Building on the significant record of achievement in recent years, realistic...

  On 29 June, WABCO and ZF unveiled a breakthrough Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA) safety technology which automatically steers tractor-trailers around hazardous areas safely and helps to prevent rear-end collisions.   Based on the core competencies of WABCO and ZF systems, Evasive Maneuver Assist controls both the longitudinal and...

  On Friday June 24, the European Commission's Directorate-General on Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) has opened a public consultation on the European Union C-ITS initiative.   This public consultation aims at collecting the opinions of stakeholders and interested parties, including EU citizens and private and public organisations,...

  On Friday June 24, the European Commission published consultations on the impact of Circular Economy policies on the EU labour market.   The purpose of this contract is to analyse the impacts that a transition towards a more circular and resource-efficient economy may have on the labour...

On 23 of June 2016, a majority of British citizen voted in favour of the Brexit. This move will have deep consequences on the automotive industry in Europe in general and in the United Kingdom in particular.   For Mike Hawes, Chief Executive of SMMT (British association...

The EU has agreed on a framework to stop the financing of armed groups through trade in conflict minerals, after negotiations between the Commission, Council and Parliament. It aims for EU companies to source tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold responsibly. These minerals are typically used...

  On June 16, the European Parliament's Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Group (ALDE) held a public hearing entitled "The digital revolution on wheels: Europe should not miss the leap forward". Please read below for the press release issued by the ALDE group.   A couple of...

  On June 13, the European Commission launched a consultation on Targeted consultation on the co-ordinated introduction of 5G networks in Europe.   The purpose of the consultation is to identify opportunities for a coordinated introduction of 5G networks in Europe, and assess elements of a 5G Action Plan...