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For the third year in a row CLEPA – the European Association of Automotive Suppliers – is organising the celebrated “CLEPA Innovation Awards” competition, and applications are now open!   The initiative, supported by management consultancy Deloitte, will mark outstanding and innovative achievements made in the automotive...

Understandably, and for years, technology neutrality has been the guiding principle for emission legislation in the transport sector. The EU has continually led the world with respect to automotive CO2 reductions, enabled by European suppliers and manufacturers constantly innovating and providing technology solutions which are...

The European Commission decided on the 25th of January to refer Malta and Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to notify their national policy frameworks under Directive 2014/94/EU on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure. The national policy frameworks are the main instrument to ensure the...

On the 25th of January 2018, ECIPE published a Case study of heavy vehicles on the economic impact of local content requirements.   The use of local content requirements (LCRs) has been growing for a long time. Used by developed as well as developing countries, they aim...

On the 24th of January 2018, the Commission published guidance to facilitate a direct and smooth application of the new data protection rules across the EU as of 25 May. The Commission also launches a new online tool dedicated to SMEs. All the documents are available...

On the 23rd of January 2018, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung published a study on the evetnual implementation of a European Labour Authority. This study explores problems in the area of cross-border labour mobility and suggests that fair working conditions in the Single Market could be enhanced...

On the 23rd of January 2018, the European Commission published its Delegated Regulation amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 443/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the evolution of the mass of new passenger cars registered in 2014, 2015 and 2016. This...

On the 23rd of January 2018, POLIS launched discussion paper offering the perspective of cities and regions on road vehicle automation.   Polis is concerned about the optimism bias conveyed by the media and literature about the introduction of AVs, especially automated cars which appear to be the...