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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] The Automotive Skills Alliance (ASA) continues to grow and has officially launched its social channels on Twitter and LinkedIn to provide updates on upcoming events and activities. Among the first to be reported on our feeds, the Regional Cooperation Meeting that was held last week, with a European Commission representative...

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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] Safe manufacturing, use and proper disposal of vehicle parts are a high priority for automotive suppliers. The sustainability criteria are followed both for materials sourcing, and during the design and production of vehicle parts, components, and systems. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row...

[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] Commission sees automotive as one of the 14 critical ecosystems in the EU. Industrial policy should provide the right conditions to boost high-quality jobs and sustainable and safe mobility globally.  It is crucial to strengthen critical supply...

[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 August 2020, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 74/299 "Improving global road safety", proclaiming the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, with the ambitious target of preventing at least 50% of road traffic fatalities and injuries...

[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 spotlight in Brussels is on digital topics this week, with a proposal for regulating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the EU and a three-day conference on connected and automated driving, highlighting the contribution of data-based...

[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 Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €3.4 billion in new financing to accelerate the shift towards renewable energy and sustainable transport, corporate innovation, improved housing, education and communications. On renewable energy, the plan includes €2 billion for the development of energy...

[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 Commission put forward a legislative proposal today aimed at regulating artificial intelligence (AI) in the EU and fostering innovation in this fast-paced area. The proposal focuses on “high-risk” AI applications and sets mandatory requirements that AI system...

[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_single_image image="19919" img_size="large" alignment="center" style="vc_box_rounded" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://eucad2021-conference.eu/"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] A wide range of mobility-technology industry representatives, city authorities and policymakers met during the 3-day EUCAD Conference to examine the next steps in the implementation of connectivity and automation, including its potential in positioning Europe as a leader in smart,...

[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 published preliminary figures on road fatalities for 2020, presenting an unprecedented annual fall of 17% compared to 2019. This means almost 4,000 fewer people lost their lives on EU roads in 2020 compared to 2019....