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  This week, CLEPA joined the EU's Circular Economy Mission to Beijing as part of a delegation including 79 representatives of 34 companies; 15 European business associations; 6 national business associations; 2 national research institutes; 4 national governmental organisations and 1 foundation.   CLEPA representatives met with leading figures...

  On 22 November 2016, the presidency of the Council and the European Parliament reached an informal deal on a regulation to stop the financing of armed groups through trade in conflict minerals.   This regulation aims to encourage EU companies to source tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold...

  On November 17 2016, the European Council Presidency published  information note on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended...

On October 27, the European Commission published the 2016 edition of the "EU Transport Scoreboard", a benchmark which compares how Member States perform in 30 categories covering all aspects of transport.   The objective of the Scoreboard is to help Member States identify areas requiring priority investment and...

On October 25, the European Commission released its Work Programme for 2017 with a focus on the delivery of the 10 priorities outlined in the Political Guidelines, with priorities including completion of the Digital Single Market, Energy Union and the Circular Economy.   Every year, the Commission...

On September 14  2016, the REACH Task-force met at CLEPA offices in Brussels to discuss a number of priorities for automotive suppliers and to agree actions and tasks for the task-force and its members.   Among the agenda items were the following: Presentation of 2018 Registration Deadline activities...

On October 3 2016, the Technical Committee - Motor Vehicles (TCMV) gathered in Brussels for their 61st meeting. The main points on the agenda were:   Updating of the TCMV members’ list Final exchange of views on draft proposal for the Commission Implementing Regulation regarding administrative requirements relating to emission limits and...

On October 3 2016, Alessandro Coda joined us at CLEPA, taking up the new role of Chief Technology Officer. Bringing almost three decades of experience in automotive research and engineering expertise, he will be overseeing all technical operations at CLEPA, including both the Research and Innovation and Technical...

On September 29 2016, VALEO unveiled its latest innovations at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, with technological developments in cruise control, dash-fitted cameras, electric engines and smart lighting.   Valeo Cruise4U, a technology prototype that can drive in automated mode in real traffic conditions. Valeo Cruise4U can safely handle all...