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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] In the slipstream of headlines like ‘EU mulls death penalty for combustion engine’, Brussels starts eying a social framework to ensure that ‘nobody is left behind’. But why should it take such drastic sentence to become serious about...

[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 Automotive Skills Alliance continues its work in preparation for the launch of the first pilot projects on re-upskilling the workforce in the mobility sector. The two meetings held this month have been fruitful in providing ideas and...

[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 Union has presented for the first time its initiative for a broad reform of the World Customs Organisation (WCO), the global forum that shapes international standards and common action in the field of customs. As the only global organisation dealing with customs matters, the WCO deals with...

[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 group of 170 scientists from universities and research institutes across Europe have called on the European Commission to promote a technology-neutral, transparent, and competitiveness-oriented approach to transport climate regulation. The scientists ask to design the further development of...

[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] Two new United Nations Vehicle Regulations will reduce the number and severity of collisions between vehicles moving off from a stationary position or in reverse manoeuvre at low speed, and pedestrians and cyclists. The new Regulations, developed by...

[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]In the context of media coverage on emerging CO2-reduction targets for cars, says Sigrid de Vries, Secretary General of CLEPA, the association of automotive suppliers: “The steeper the target, without recognition of sustainable renewable fuels, the closer one gets...

[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] Disruptions in the supply chain of semiconductor chips have globally delayed the production of millions of vehicles  Effects may be felt further, well into 2022  Industry needs a strategic approach that builds on existing strengths and fosters innovation   Commenting on the shortages of...

[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] CLEPA organised a workshop on Vehicle Technologies for Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM), in the context of the European Project ARCADE (Aligning Research & Innovation for Connected and Automated Driving in Europe). The online event was supported...

[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] Thorsten Muschal (Faurecia), incumbent CLEPA President, was unanimously re-elected for a second term CLEPA addresses members after a turbulent year for industry, highlighting the trajectory going forward and stressing membership value CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers,...

[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's proposal to extend the steel safeguard mechanism by three years threatens to derail the automotive sector’s recovery  Automotive suppliers source most of their steel within the EU and predominantly import specialised steel for which no...