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On the 31st of January, the European Commission has endorsed horizontal provisions for cross-border data flows and personal data protection in trade negotiations.   As the protection of personal data is a fundamental right in the EU, it cannot be subject to negotiations in the context of EU...

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...

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, 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...

On the 22nd of January 2018, the European Commission published a study on transport infrastructures. This report is one of a series of seven roadmaps that consider each core aspect of the European transport system. Addressing the subject of transport infrastructure, the report reviews the current...

On the 22nd of January 2018, the European Commission published a study on smart mobility and services. Decarbonising transport and mobility systems is a pressing challenge for global and European climate change mitigation. Understanding and differentiating the performance and potential of emerging new and innovative transport...

On the 22nd of January 2018, the European Commission published a study on vehicle design and manufacturing.   Over the last fifty years, design and manufacturing of transport vehicles has followed an evolutionary path. Transport vehicles were continuously optimised, mostly in an empirical way, integrating new technologies...