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  On the 15th of April, the French President François Hollande visited Plastic Omnium in Venette. The French plastic supplier, which employs 25,000 people in 120 sites in 30 countries, possesses hundreds of patents and plans a €1.7 billion investment in the coming years, was celebrating both its 70th...

  Earlier this month, the Automotive Intelligence Center (AIC), with the collaboration of the European Commission, ACEA and CLEPA, organised the AIC FORUM 2016 in Brussels. This year's theme was "Innovation in the automotive industry".   The forum analysed the latest innovation trends in the automotive sector with the participation...

“Lubrication Oil Pump” wins PACE Award and PACE Innovation  Partnership Award 2016   Detroit, April 11, 2016: FTE automotive was a recipient of the 2016 PACE Award (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) in the category “Products“ for its low pressure transmission dry-sump lubrication oil pump assembly....

  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...