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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A new regulation setting stricter noise standards for new vehicles will enter into force in 2014, but will not be fully effective for another 15 years. The agreed regulation will now reduce, in three phases, overall vehicle noise (compared to today) by around 2.6 dB...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It seems next to impossible to predict the final position the European Parliament will take on the cross-border circulation of gigaliners, also known to their opponents as ‘monster trucks’. The debate in the Committee on Transport (TRAN), on 5 November, showed once again that MEPs...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The European Commission has appointed the 15 groups of independent experts to advise on priorities for Horizon 2020, the next EU research and innovation programme. The advisory groups are the most diverse yet, drawing on public, private and civil society sources. Nearly 40% of their...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]EC Commissioner for Justice, Viviane Reding, today gave a speech at Yale University, New Haven, speaking about EU-US relations and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Main Messages 1/ On the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): For ambitious and complex negotiations to succeed there needs to...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]German magazine Automobilwoche (a sister production of Automotive News) spoke to CLEPA CEO Jean-Marc Gales last week about the recent developments of the CO2 dossier, Germany's political strategies and their impact on the competitiveness of the European automotive industry. Read the full interview with Automobilwoche (in...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CLEPA CEO Jean-Marc Gales spoke to Spiegel Online (Germany) yesterday about the current CO2 debate, calling Germany's tactics "a dangerous game". CLEPA would support ambitious targets that helped fostering innovation in the automotive industry, Mr Gales said. Find the full interview on Spiegel Online (in German)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...