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4 July, 2016: Commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI committee, this study provides an analysis of the potential legal impact of the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicles on rules of private...

On July 4, GKN Driveline announced it is set to commence production at a new facility in Oleśnica, South West Poland.   The new 14,280 sqm facility is the first phase of a €16.5 million investment programme in Oleśnica and effectively doubles GKN’s footprint in Poland.   The new...

    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...