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Joint Responsible Supply Chain Initiative (RSCI) launched to support sustainability performance of companies
The German Automotive Industry association (VDA) has launched the joint Responsible Supply Chain Initiative (RSCI) together with 14 other founding members. The aim is to support all players in the aut...
29 October 2021 - Read more
UN launches Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030
The World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 in Geneva, with the ambitious target of preventing at least 50% of road traffic deaths and injuries by 203...
28 October 2021 - Read more
CLEPA Innovation Awards – showcasing the future of mobility
Continental, FLEX, GKN and ZF won the 2021 edition in four different categories by providing concrete solutions for tomorrow's automotive needs Self-driving shuttles, an e-Drive system for Plug-in...
27 October 2021 - Read more
Supply chain disruptions clearly perceived as largest risk factor for automotive supply industry, CLEPA Pulse Check shows
• Sentiment on industry outlook has improved since COVID-19 but significant concerns remain • Majority of suppliers noted the instability of supply chain as the major risk factor for the indust...
24 October 2021 - Read more
Joint call for action against the critical shortage in the supply of magnesium
Cross-industry group of European metals-producing and -using industries and their workers warn against catastrophic impact of Chinese magnesium supply shortageEurope’s industry associations European...
22 October 2021 - Read more
DRIVES Project and Learning Platform: Last free online courses and workshops available before the end of the project
The last training courses provided by the DRIVES Learning Platform are available in October, November, and December, before the end of the DRIVES project in December 2021. The training materials res...
21 October 2021 - Read more
The Automotive Skills Alliance invited to speak on the role of local actors during the European Week of Regions
The Pact for Skills fosters collaboration between those tackling the challenges posed by the green and digital transitions, and also aims to contribute to the overall development of territor...
20 October 2021 - Read more
European Commission 2022 Work Programme: Making Europe stronger together
On 19 October the Commission adopted its 2022 Work Programme, setting out the next steps in its bold and transformative agenda towards a post-COVID-19 Europe that is greener, fairer, more digital an...
20 October 2021 - Read more
European Commission: European Green Deal call hits the ground running
On Wednesday 27 October, the European Commission is organising a kick-off event to celebrate the projects selected for funding under the Horizon 2020 European Green Deal call. This €1 billion call...
19 October 2021 - Read more
ITS World Congress: Defining access to data rules is the first challenge to develop autonomous driving
Opportunities, challenges, but also problems concerning the future of mobility were discussed by industry, academia and institutions at the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress, held in...
16 October 2021 - Read more
European Commission: First #NextGenerationEU green bond to finance the sustainable recovery
The European Commission has today issued the first NextGenerationEU green bond, thus raising €12 billion to be used exclusively for green and sustainable investments across the EU.   With NextGe...
12 October 2021 - Read more
Autology PODCAST: Chain reaction – Is e-mobility threatening auto suppliers?
Social disruption due to a badly managed energy transition could severely undermine the ability of the Green Deal to succeed.   Reaching climate neutrality in 2050 requires ambitious emissions red...
08 October 2021 - Read more
German suppliers (ARGEZ) warn: Semiconductor shortage threatens our industry, communication and collaboration are needed
 The crisis due to the shortage of semiconductors is putting increasing pressure on the automotive supplier industry. The warning call comes from ARGEZ, the association representing German automoti...
06 October 2021 - Read more
CLEPA welcomes Filipa Rio as new Head of Strategic Communications
Filipa Rio has joined CLEPA as Head of Strategic Communications as of 27 September 2021. Filipa has nearly 14 years of experience in the transportation sector, from advocating for vehicle manufa...
28 September 2021 - Read more
ENSEMBLE project event confirms feasibility of multi-brand truck platooning
The EU-funded project ENSEMBLE on multi-brand truck platooning achieved its objectives on 23 September by publicly demonstrating the successful applicability of connectivity functionalities betwe...
24 September 2021 - Read more
DRIVES Project: New training courses available
The DRIVES Learning Platform offers free training courses that can be used by individuals or companies to upskill or reskill their employees. The offer includes different types of courses, from se...
24 September 2021 - Read more
New EU report evaluates data access for open and fair market in mobility services, looks into regulatory action
European Commission presents key points of their latest report on access to in-vehicle data to industry stakeholders  By 2025, 30% of the vehicle park will be connected  Regulating data...
17 September 2021 - Read more
€7 billion EU fund for infrastructure projects: green transport & missing links
A call for proposals launched on 16 September under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport programme makes available  €7 billion for projects targeting new, upgraded and improved Eur...
17 September 2021 - Read more
CLEPA joins Advisory Board of suppliers’ sustainability platform ‘Drive+’
Promoting a harmonised approach on sustainability reporting, CLEPA has been engaged for many years in the dialogue with the Drive Sustainability initiative, together with 11 automotive manufacture...
08 September 2021 - Read more
Automotive suppliers showcase top technologies in Munich
With 500 exhibitors from more than 25 countries, 500 speakers, and new locations in the heart of Munich, IAA MOBILITY kicks off on 7 September. The 2021 edition will showcase new products from...
03 September 2021 - Read more
ARCADE Project: New report to support small pilot projects of Connected, Cooperative, and Automated Mobility
The EU-funded project ARCADE has published a new report presenting Micro-FESTA, a condensed evaluation methodology to support small pilot projects of Connected, Cooperative, and Automated Mobility (...
01 September 2021 - Read more
European Commission: New technical guidance on climate-proofing infrastructure published
The European Commission has published a new technical guidance on climate-proofing of infrastructure projects for the period 2021-2027. This document aims at providing climate considerations in fut...
30 July 2021 - Read more
New autonomous driving law enters into force in Germany
The new law on autonomous driving approved by the German government came into force on 28 July, creating the legal framework so that autonomous vehicles (level 4) can drive in regular operation in sp...
29 July 2021 - Read more
European Parliament: EU’s road safety in figures
The EU boasts a pretty good record on road safety, but which countries are the safest? The European Parliament has recently published an infographic containing the latest figures by country, age, ge...
27 July 2021 - Read more
Green Deal and cars: European Commission chooses haste over prudence – Newsletter Editorial July 2021
Taking the temperature of the automotive industry, I’d say that the word ‘deal’ has lost quite some of its shine. A deal in the political sense typically holds a promise: one of working together...
20 July 2021 - Read more
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