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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]Industrial cooperation between Europe and Africa in the mobility sector is strengthened. African and European automotive associations taking part at this year’s EU-Africa Business Forum have virtually signed a joint declaration of intent on 16 February, in the...

[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) started the new year by launching the first edition of the ASA Newsflash, the partners' online publication containing information and insights on upskilling and reskilling activities in the mobility sector. The aim of the...

[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's Joint Research Centre has recently released the 2021 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard. This yearly publication looks at the 2,500 companies investing the largest sums in R&D worldwide. The latest Scoreboard has listed, once again,...

[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] Speed is of essence for an EU comprehensive semiconductor investment plan, as other regions move ahead.  CLEPA publishes a policy guide with concrete actions to ensure the success of the upcoming EU Chips Act.  The chips shortage continues...

[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] Executive Summary [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy is intended to direct financing to sustainable activities. The delegated act on sustainable activities for climate change adaptation and mitigation objectives provides screening criteria that explicitly recognise the contribution of the manufacturing...

[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]As a result of the latest EU-US negotiations on trade on steel and aluminium, the United States has announced that it will no longer apply the Section 232 tariffs on a certain amount of EU exports of steel and...

[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]Trade unions, industry associations representing the entire automotive ecosystem, and environmental NGOs gathered to form the Just Transition Coalition, calling for a common framework to protect workers and citizens from the employment and social impacts of the European Green Deal.  The Coalition officially launched on 7...

[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_empty_space][vc_column_text]● Transition assessment confirms the essential role for electrification in reaching objectives of the Paris Agreement, but substantiates powertrain employment risks ● 226,000 new jobs foreseen in EV powertrain production (assuming an EU battery chain), means a net loss...

[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] Remanufactured automotive spare parts contribute substantially to the EU’s circular economy targets and in 2020 have saved annual emissions equal to those emitted by 120,000 EU citizens.   Europe is the second largest market for remanufactured spare parts after the US.  A comprehensive regulatory framework...

[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 commissioned PwC Strategy& to assess the impacts of the mobility transition on the workforce of the automotive suppliers in Europe, and we are launching the key findings on 6 December on our website. Specifically, this one-of-a-kind study...