Industry analysis and representation

CLEPA monitors and analyses issues of common interest to its members in order to develop and support the common interests of automotive suppliers. It informs its members about all trends and important industry developments and impacts.

Government relations and advocacy

CLEPA represents its members’ interests to the legislative and administrative bodies at the European Union and United Nations level and supports those institutions in dealing with matters relevant to the automotive industry by presenting the views of suppliers.

Public relations and media

Being the voice of automotive suppliers, CLEPA responds to media inquiries about trends in the industry and about its activities. It also works to enhance the industry image and to promote its importance to the economy.

Strategic alliances

CLEPA establishes leverage effects by maintaining contacts, forming alliances and promoting synergies with other European and international automotive associations and relevant parties.


Co-ordinates suppliers OE and Aftermarket interests

Works on global harmonisation of standards and regulations

Co-ordinates cooperative Research and Development both between members and with other parties

Initiates benchmarking activities

Co-ordinates supply chain management issues

Establishes a platform for the dissemination of best practices in education and training

Promotes work on SMEs

Establishes transparent communication practices throughout the supply industry