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  On June 6&7, the Council of the European Union's Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council met in Luxembourg. Ministers held a policy debate on nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from diesel cars. Ministers considered that efforts should be made to clarify the application of existing legislation on defeat devices in...

  June 7, 2016: The need to stay ahead of the competition in developing autonomous and connected-car technology will lead automotive executives to partner and acquire more companies this year, according to a new biannual survey by consulting firm EY.   According to the firm’s most recent Automotive...

  The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) coordinated and contributed to two of the ten chapters of the 2016 Scientific Assessment Report of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), which was officially launched in Brussels on May 31, 2016.   The main findings of the...

    On May 30, the Commission is taking part in the informal meeting in Amsterdam of the 28 Ministers in charge of urban matters, along with representatives from other EU Institutions and representatives of European cities, on the Urban Agenda for the EU.   The aim of the meeting...

Tier 1 supplier Valeo is adding a new low-cost solid-state LiDAR, developed together with LeddarTech, a specialist in advanced detection and ranging solutions, to its portfolio for driving and parking assistance. The new sensor will be ready for mass production in 2018.   The Solid-state LiDAR will...

The JAMA-CLEPA Business Summit 2016 will be held on 27-28 October 2016 in Venice, Italy.   The summit, preceded by a gala dinner, will bring together 150 representatives from the Japanese vehicle manufacturers and European automotive suppliers industries.   It will be an outstanding opportunity for European suppliers to...

The European Commission recently launched a public consultation on EU-Turkey economic relations, particularly in the context of custom relations. The public consultation aims to gather detailed views relating to the future trade and economic relationship between the European Union (EU) and Turkey.   The results of the...

  SAILAUF, Germany, May 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Magna International Inc. today announced it will build a new world-class aluminum casting facility in Telford, United Kingdom, to support Jaguar Land Rover, the UK's leading vehicle manufacturer.   The new facility is expected to be approximately 225,000 square feet...

On 23 May, the World Health Organisation published country profiles on road safety. The profiles show that almost 85 000 people died from road crashes in the Region in 2013, of whom 39% were vulnerable road users (pedestrians, bicyclists and motor cyclists).   Road traffic injuries are...