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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 envisaged early review of the CO2-emission targets for cars and trucks for 2030 confronts the European Commission with an uncomfortable dilemma. The review offers a compelling opportunity to increase the efficiency of the available regulatory levers, allowing...

[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 will be participating at the next event organised by the Forum Mobility & Society, which will cover the main aspects of the Smart and Sustainable Mobility Strategy, presented by the European Commission. The strategy puts in place key milestones for...

[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]On 12 March, the Commission held a high-level meeting under the European Battery Alliance. Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, Commissioners Thierry Breton, Nicolas Schmit and Elisa Ferreira, as well as the European Investment Bank Vice-Presidents Ambroise Fayolle and Thomas Östros took part in the event...

[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] For a technology-open framework that balances environmental, social and economic goals   This paper is a contribution by the automotive suppliers’ industry in Europe to the debate on achieving climate neutrality by 2050, the position of the sector on relevant...

[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] Every year, the CLEPA Innovation Awards invites companies from across the automotive supply ecosystem to share their latest and greatest efforts in innovation excellence. Take note of the following dates:  APPLICATION PERIOD: 1 MARCH – 15 APRIL AWARDS CEREMONY: 26...

[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 has approved, under EU State aid rules, a second Important Project of Common European Interest (“IPCEI”) to support research and innovation in the battery value chain. The project, called “European Battery Innovation” was jointly prepared and notified 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]The database of Substances of Concern or 'SCIP' is raisin two mayor concerns around the automotive industry: Both on the denomination of the substances and on the submission process. On 4 December, 2020 – the SCIP- SVHC pick list...

[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]Sigrid de Vries, Secretary General of CLEPA comments on the Strategy for Sustainable and Smart Mobility, adopted today by the European Commission: “A manageable transition, for the climate, industry and employment, rests on competitive technologies such as the internal...

[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] On 30 November 2020, CLEPA together with 38 associations and companies, collaboratively signed and sent a letter, calling on the European Commission to include sustainable renewable fuels in EU mobility legislation. The signatories of this joint letter represent a...

[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]On 30 November, the European Commission adopted its annual EU Climate Action Progress Report, covering the EU’s progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions in 2019. What stood out was the conclusion that in 2019, emissions in the EU decreased...