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While the overall circular economy package is broader than the withdrawn proposals, in the area of waste the changes now presented are somewhat less ambitious when it comes to actual targets. Studies have shown that while targets are important to drive up performance, they need...

NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has issued a report on automated driving, looking at identifying potential barriers and challenges for the certification of automated vehicles. The report was produced by the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, which does research for the...

“ITS, Connected Mobility, and Data Economy” Event Report     Opening by Host MEP, Adina-Ioana Vălean   Mrs Vălean said that as former rapporteur for the eCall legislative dossier, she knew this topic would bring a crowd (the event was attended by about 120 delegates). The digitalisation of transport is...

This week, we welcomed more than 250 representatives from the automotive industry and other relevant stakeholders to the seventh edition of the CLEPA Aftermarket Conference, in Brussels. This event is the annual gathering between the executives and policymakers in this sector. “Future” was this year’s overarching...

The study sets out the current industrial policy debate and its evolution. It looks into the details of Industry 4.0, followed by an exploration three key dimensions of change relevant to Industry 4.0: technological, social and the business paradigm. Finally, the policy implications are outlined...

Gestamp has opened its fourth plant in Russia that will be operated by the Group company Edscha in Togliatti, located about 1,000 km southeast of Moscow. The first plant of Edscha in Russia will now supply door hinges, liftgate hinges and rear door hinges.   “Our entry into...

On March 7, the EPSCO Council held a policy debate on the forthcoming New Skills Agenda for Europe, expected in May 2016, as announced in the European Commission's 2016 Work Programme.   During the debate, Member States stressed the importance of supporting transitions from education to employment, addressing...