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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_empty_space][vc_column_text]Automotive organisations, CLEPA and ACEA, are currently cooperating to establish the European presence of the Auto-ISAC, an industry-driven community to share and analyse intelligence about emerging cybersecurity risks to the vehicle.  The European Auto-ISAC Memorandum of Understanding will be...

[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] Four automotive associations have published a joint document reviewing the main characteristics of the current electronic safety data sheet exchange platform, called eSDScom  An XML-based electronic data exchange system minimises administrative and cost burdens in a paperless...

[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]Last week the World Forum on Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations of the United Nations – WP.29 – discussed the progresses in establishing the first set of globally harmonised standards for automated and autonomous vehicle safety assessment and certification...

[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 Motor Vehicle Working Group (MVWG) gathers stakeholders from governments, industry and consumer associations, assisting the European Commission in the preparation of delegated acts and policy proposals. As part of this group, CLEPA participated in the last meeting...

[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 has adopted a delegated act to support the development of safe and secure parking areas throughout the EU. The act, aiming at improving resting conditions for drivers and protecting them from possible crimes, will enter...

[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 has published preliminary figures on 2021 road accidents, confirming a significant decrease of fatalities (-13%) compared to pre-pandemic levels. According to the European Commission, “nine Member States (Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Cyprus, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal...

[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] High-quality winter tyres are indispensable for driving safely on snowy or icy roads. Requirements vary from country to country, but usually winter tyre are those identified with special markings. The entry-level winter tyres are marked M+S (Mud plus Snow)....

[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 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has recently announced that the revision of the Regulation 131 on the use of Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS) for trucks and coaches, will extend and strengthen its scope. Scheduled...

[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 has published the consolidated data on road fatalities for 2020.   These figures show an unprecedented annual fall of 17% in the number of road fatalities in the EU compared to the previous year (2019). However, this was largely due to the effect of...

[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 Union has officially published the world's first regulatory standard for Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) technology. ISA is an advanced safety feature that warns the driver when the vehicle exceeds the posted speed limit and will be mandatory for new type-approvals from July...