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  Paris, Brussels, 30 September 2016 – At a Round Table on Connected and Automated Driving initiated and chaired by Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, the automotive and telecom industries have today formally announced the creation of Europe’s first Automotive-Telecom Alliance....

  On September 28, 2016, the CLEPA Board of Directors gathered at Paris and approved the membership of three new members: Adient, Guardian Industries and NVIDIA.   Adient Johnson Controls will spin off its Automotive Seating and Interiors Business into an independent public company called Adient which will be...

On Wednesday, September 28th, the CLEPA Board of Directors met in Paris ahead of the Mondial de l'Automobile 2016 and agreed the political agenda of the European automotive suppliers for the months to come.   CLEPA members reaffirmed their commitment to the following priorities: CO2 Emissions Post...

  Innovate UK, the UK's funding agency, is offering up to £83 million in automotive research and development funding through three initiatives, including - a low emission freight & logistics trial, a competition to develop low emission vehicle technology (TRL3 to TRL5/6), and project funding of up to £35...

On September 21, 2016, WABCO unveiled its Innovative Electro-Pneumatic Parking Brake for Trucks and Buses, with onhand technology which marks the commercial vehicle industry’s first stand-alone Parking Brake Control that paves way for autonomous driving.   OnHand braking technology provides automatic engage and release functionality. Actuated via a...

On September 20 2016, the United States Department of Transportation (DOP) published its Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, making the US the first country to propose automated driving legislation.   In the introductory message, US Secretary for Transportation Anthony Fox explains that three main drivers prompted this policy:   the...

On September 19 2016, US President Barack Obama's editorial on self-driving cars for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette was published, in which he discussed upcoming guidelines from the US Department for Transport for self-driving cars. The guidelines, to be published on September 20, are a first...

  International agreement an important milestone in further development of a growing industry   FRANKFURT, Germany – September 13, 2016. The remanufacturing industry, which specializes in sustainable manufacturing, announces today that six leading associations with members in the automotive sector have reached a common understanding of basic definitions...