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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Opportunities, challenges, but also problems concerning the future of mobility were discussed by industry, academia and institutions at the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress, held in Hamburg from 11 to 15 October.   The event focused on the new technological developments...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The European Commission has today issued the first NextGenerationEU green bond, thus raising €12 billion to be used exclusively for green and sustainable investments across the EU.   With NextGenerationEU green bonds, the EU is set to become the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Social disruption due to a badly managed energy transition could severely undermine the ability of the Green Deal to succeed.   Reaching climate neutrality in 2050 requires ambitious emissions reductions. This is an unprecedented transformation for the automotive industry...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The crisis due to the shortage of semiconductors is putting increasing pressure on the automotive supplier industry. The warning call comes from ARGEZ, the association representing German automotive suppliers, member of CLEPA.   The continuing semiconductor shortage crisis - triggered by the outbreak...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The EU-funded project ENSEMBLE on multi-brand truck platooning achieved its objectives on 23 September by publicly demonstrating the successful applicability of connectivity functionalities between several trucks from different manufacturing companies.   During the event, seven trucks, well prepared by major European automotive suppliers and truck manufacturers (OEMs) drove together for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The DRIVES Learning Platform offers free training courses that can be used by individuals or companies to upskill or reskill their employees. The offer includes different types of courses, from self-learning courses, self-learning moderated courses and courses with training interaction.  The platform offers...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] European Commission presents key points of their latest report on access to in-vehicle data to industry stakeholders  By 2025, 30% of the vehicle park will be connected  Regulating data access can ensure fair and equal access for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A call for proposals launched on 16 September under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport programme makes available  €7 billion for projects targeting new, upgraded and improved European transport infrastructure. The majority of projects funded under this call...