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EC: Call for applications to select experts for Roadworthiness and Vehicle Registration Documents
The European Commission is setting up an informal expert group on roadworthiness and vehicle registration documents. The group will assist the European Commission in the preparation of non-legislat...
08 June 2020 - Read more
CLEPA Covid-19 activities for members: Webinars
CLEPA is regularly organising webinars for its members as part of the Covid-19 information for its members, in collaboration with expert partners, including the major management consultancy firms, cov...
08 June 2020 - Read more
CLEPA response to the public consultation on Artificial intelligence
On 19 February, the European Commission adopted a White Paper on Artificial Intelligence, which sets out options for a regulatory framework, expected towards the beginning of 2021. The Commission cons...
07 June 2020 - Read more
EC: Publication of support study on State aid rules for environmental protection and energy
The European Commission has published a report that provides input for the evaluation of the State aid rules related to environmental protection and energy, with a particular focus on the EU Gui...
05 June 2020 - Read more
CLEPA General Assembly 2020: Working together to strengthen the suppliers’ voice and impact
CLEPA held its first ever online General Assembly on June 4, welcoming more than 120 participants, representing more than 80 corporate members, 13 national associations and 5 associate members. It was...
05 June 2020 - Read more
CLEPA joins European coalition proposing a circular vision for the revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation
Automotive suppliers acknowledge their responsibility to deliver products that are sustainable from cradle to grave. In line with this approach, CLEPA has joined the cross-sector group of associations...
27 May 2020 - Read more
Joint PR: IndustriAll Europe, Ceemet, ACEA, CLEPA, CECRA and ETRMA call for an ambitious recovery plan for the automotive sector
Saving jobs while reducing emissions   Brussels, 26th of May 2020. - For many decades, the European automotive sector has been one of the key pillars of the economic and social welfare of Eu...
26 May 2020 - Read more
EC: Guidelines on the progressive restoration of transport services and connectivity
The COVID-19 outbreak is having a major impact on transport and connectivity in the EU. Measures to contain the outbreak have resulted in a dramatic reduction in transport activity, especially in pass...
15 May 2020 - Read more
EC: Launch of one-stop shop for coronavirus research and innovation funding
The European Commission launched the new European Research Area (ERA) corona platform. The platform provides useful information, dedicated support and real-time updates on funding opportunities for co...
14 May 2020 - Read more
Automotive CEOs and European Commission discuss recovery plan that bolsters economy and Green Deal
Brussels, 14 May 2020   CEOs from across the automotive value chain came together for a meeting with the European Commission to align on the priorities for a solid recovery plan for the autom...
14 May 2020 - Read more
Media outreach of automotive sector 25-point action plan
CLEPA (the European Automotive Suppliers’ Association), ACEA (the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association), CECRA (the Voice of European vehicle dealers and repairers) and ETRMA (the Europe...
12 May 2020 - Read more
Automotive industry restarts, but concerns on outlook deepen – CLEPA Newsletter Editorial May 2020
COVID-19 is having a major impact on the economy, with an unprecedented halt in retail and manufacturing activity and concerns mounting on consumer sentiment. In April 2020, the Economic Sentiment In...
08 May 2020 - Read more
Outlook automotive suppliers worsens considerably, latest survey shows
A survey of automotive supplier companies in Europe to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 crisis shows that the sector’s outlook has worsened considerably over the past weeks. Over 90 percent of bu...
08 May 2020 - Read more
EC reopened review of the steel safeguards
The European Commission exceptionally reopened its review of the steel safeguards measures after calls from the steel industry and some member states for a downward revision of the quota.  ...
07 May 2020 - Read more
CLEPA working group discusses EU-UK Free Trade Agreement with DG Trade
On the 5th of May, CLEPA and members of its Trade Working Group met with representatives of the European Commission to present the perspective of the automotive supply industry on the future Free Trad...
07 May 2020 - Read more
25 ACTIONS for a successful restart of the EU’s automotive sector
Joint PR: Automotive sector calls for vehicle renewal incentives to kickstart economic recovery Europe’s four auto sector associations publish 25-point action plan for successful restart  ...
05 May 2020 - Read more
EC: Call for applications for the selection of members of the Commission Expert Group on Intelligent Transport Systems
The European Commission has set up a sub-group on Cooperative Intelligent Transport systems.   The group will support the European Commission in the implementation of the pilot on common EU...
30 April 2020 - Read more
EC: Launch of new hackathon on the challenges of the circular economy
Building on the objectives put forward in the green deal and the new circular economy action plan, the European Commission today launches a new hackathon on the challenges of the circular economy....
30 April 2020 - Read more
EC: Study on the feasibility, costs and benefits of retrofitting advanced driver assistance to improve road safety
The European Parliament has adopted regulation (EU) 2019/2144, which will make several ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) mandatory in new models from June 2022 onward and in all new vehicle...
30 April 2020 - Read more
ENSEMBLE Project: Watch the video of the webinar “Is truck platooning a potential solution to truck driver shortage?”
With driver shortage threatening to disrupt future supply chains, how can technology potentially support the industry? What have we learned from the leading European project on truck platooning, ENSEM...
30 April 2020 - Read more
EC: €50 million pilot to develop skills and education across Europe
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and European Commission are launching a new pilot guarantee facility to improve access to finance for individuals and organisations looking to invest in skills and e...
30 April 2020 - Read more
European Agency for Safety and Work published Covid-19 back to the workplace guidelines
Following the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019) pandemic, most of the Member States of the European Union (EU) have put in place a number of measures, including those affecting workplaces, t...
30 April 2020 - Read more
CLEPA participated in the Circular Plastics Alliance Steering Committee to discuss R&D needs for the EU
On 30th April, CLEPA joined the Circular Plastics Alliance steering committee meeting. The Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA) is an initiative under the European Strategy for Plastics (2018), launched b...
30 April 2020 - Read more
Media outreach of the automotive industry Code of Business Conduct
CLEPA (the European Automotive Suppliers’ Association) and ACEA (the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association) have jointly adopted a ‘Code of Business Conduct in view of COVID-19’ to su...
21 April 2020 - Read more
CLEPA PR: Automotive suppliers urge to support economic recovery with coordinated restart of production and early demand stimulus
The automotive system and component manufacturers in Europe are calling on governments to coordinate their restart strategies and stimulate demand in support of economic recovery.   Sigr...
20 April 2020 - Read more
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