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  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...

On April 1st, CLEPA welcomed its new Aftermarket Director Frank Schlehuber. Mr Schlehuber succeeds Wolfgang Meyer who is retiring after three successful years as head of the CLEPA Aftermarket Department. Prior to joining CLEPA, Mr Schlehuber was Senior Vice President, Sales Independent Aftermarket at Robert...

  The 2015 road safety statistics published today by the European Commission confirm that European roads remain the safest in the world despite a recent slowdown in reducing road fatalities.   The 2015 road safety statistics published today by the European Commission confirm that European roads remain the...

  On March 29, 2016, the European Parliament's International Trade Committee (INTA) published its draft recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of Revision 3 of the Agreement of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe concerning the adoption of uniform technical prescriptions for wheeled...

The next CLEPA Materials Regulations Event will be held in Bad Homburg (Germany) on 20th April 2016   GENERAL ISSUES The 168th session of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP29) was held in Geneva from 8 to 11 March 2016. A new UN Regulation under the...