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  Paris, April 18, 2016 – Valeo today announed a project to enter into a 50/0 joint venture agreement with Siemens dedicated to high voltage powertrains.   The joint venture would capitalise on Valeo’s and Siemens’ leading positions in their respective sectors, with the ultimate goal of creating...

  There is a polarisation taking place among German automotive suppliers between large and small. The smaller companies are primarily the ones to suffer: they are facing tough challenges in view of increasing internationalisation, technological changes and high pressure on costs.   This was the conclusion of a...

  The European Commission has launched its public consultation on the ePrivacy Directive as it seeks to gain gather views and opinions on how to review legislation in this area. Open since the beginning of April, the consultation is open for 12 weeks until 5th July...

  On April 7, 2016, the European Commission's Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) published the roadmap for the forthcoming “Communication on decarbonising the transport sector”. (For the full Roadmap, please click here)   Overview This communication follows the statement made in the Energy Union Package that...

  On 6 April 2016, the Netherlands presidency reached a provisional agreement with European Parliament representatives on a draft regulation setting new requirements to grant EU type-approval aimed atreducing pollutant emissions of engines installed in non-road mobile machinery.   The agreement is subject to confirmation by the Committee...

  We are pleased to announce that the preparations for the JAMA-CLEPA Business Summit 2016 are well under way, with the event set to take place this year in Venice, Italy, on October 27-28.   Top speakers from the European and Japanese automotive industries will participate in the summit,...

  Amazon.com and Microsoft are in talks to supply cloud computing to digital mapping business HERE, owned by a group of German carmakers developing self-driving cars, sources familiar with the matter said.   Amazon is also considering becoming a shareholder in HERE, two sources said.   Last year, carmakers BMW,...

  The European Commission's ESCO Project invites CLEPA and its members to participate in the project and to contribute with their expertise to its development.   ESCO is the multilingual classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations. ESCO is part of the Europe 2020 strategy.   The Commission services launched the project...