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Sustainable mobility: A key priority for the European Automotive Industry
On Friday, March 18th, CLEPA members, during their Annual General Assembly in Brussels, highlighted Sustainable Mobility as the defining challenge for the automotive industry for the year to come....
18 March 2016 - Read more
Debating Mobility Lunch 15 March 2016
“ITS, Connected Mobility, and Data Economy” Event Report     Opening by Host MEP, Adina-Ioana Vălean   Mrs Vălean said that as former rapporteur for the eCall l...
17 March 2016 - Read more
Schaeffler appoints Matthias Zink as Member of the Executive Board
In today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appointed Matthias Zink (46), Global Head of the business division 'Transmissions Systems', as a member of the Executive Board of Schae...
16 March 2016 - Read more
Schaeffler “Machine tool 4.0” – finalist for German Business Innovation Award
Schaeffler has been nominated as one of four finalists in the “Industrie 4.0” category for the German Business Innovation Award for its innovation project “Machine tool 4.0”. The award cer...
16 March 2016 - Read more
CLEPA Aftermarket Conference Roundup
This week, we welcomed more than 250 representatives from the automotive industry and other relevant stakeholders to the seventh edition of the CLEPA Aftermarket Conference, in Brussels. This ev...
11 March 2016 - Read more
EP Publishes Industry 4.0 study
The study sets out the current industrial policy debate and its evolution. It looks into the details of Industry 4.0, followed by an exploration three key dimensions of change relevant to Industry...
11 March 2016 - Read more
Gestamp opens its fourth plant in Russia
Gestamp has opened its fourth plant in Russia that will be operated by the Group company Edscha in Togliatti, located about 1,000 km southeast of Moscow. The first plant of Edscha in Russia will...
10 March 2016 - Read more
CLEPA 7th Aftermarket Conference – “Future Mobility”
Brussels, 10 March 2016   On the 9th and 10th of March 2016, more than 250 representatives from the automotive industry and other relevant stakeholders attended the seventh edition of the...
10 March 2016 - Read more
European Commission launches public consultation on R&I and Competitiveness Strategy
On March 4, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the development of an Integrated Research, Innovation and Competitiveness Strategy for the Energy Union, which is expected to...
09 March 2016 - Read more
EPSCO Council discusses ‘New Skills Agenda’
On March 7, the EPSCO Council held a policy debate on the forthcoming New Skills Agenda for Europe, expected in May 2016, as announced in the European Commission's 2016 Work Programme.  ...
09 March 2016 - Read more
Working Group Technical Regulations activities
February- March 2016   The next CLEPA Materials Regulations Event will be held in Bad-Homburg (Germany) on 20th April 2016.   Please pencil this date in your agenda.   GEN...
09 March 2016 - Read more
CLEPA Membership Update
This month, we welcome two new members to the CLEPA family – Tokai Rika, a manufacturer of safety products and SDCM, the Polish Association of Automotive Parts Distributors and Producers.  ...
07 March 2016 - Read more
EP Emissions Inquiry Committee holds first meeting
  The European Parliament Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) elected its chair and four vice-chairs at a constituent meeting on Wednesday morni...
02 March 2016 - Read more
Auto industry develops articulated pedestrian dummy
Brussels, 1 March 2016 – In order to support the development of the scenarios that are used for testing vehicle systems that prevent collisions with pedestrians, the European Automobile Manufact...
01 March 2016 - Read more
Building Automotive Skills for the Future
Today, the European Automotive Skills Council held its final conference at the European Economic and Social Committee, where European policymakers, industry and social dialogue stakeholders gathered t...
26 February 2016 - Read more
Working Group Technical Regulations activities: January- February 2016
The CLEPA Working Group on Technical Regulations (WG TR) held its first 2016 session on 18 and 19 February 2016 at CLEPA offices.   The WGTR reviewed and commented the new CLEPA WG organiza...
22 February 2016 - Read more
Automotive and telecom industries set joint priorities for connected and automated cars
Barcelona, 22 February 2016 – In order to facilitate the uptake of automated 10147...
22 February 2016 - Read more
European Parliament holds Public Hearing on Road Safety
On Tuesday February 16th, the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee held a public hearing entitled: ‘Towards a European Road Safety Area’.   The hearing sought to eval...
19 February 2016 - Read more
Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Labelling Reviewed
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Energy Working Group recently published the study: “Review and Evaluation of Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Labelling and Consumer Information Programs”.  ...
19 February 2016 - Read more
Driverless cars face further challenges in the US
Earlier this February, a legal opinion by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration set the Internet abuzz. Why? Because it informed Google that the artificial intelligence used to pilot i...
19 February 2016 - Read more
Skills in the spotlight
This month, skills and training for the labour market have been in the spotlight across Europe. First, we look at the European Parliament’s Culture Committee draft report which calls for greater sup...
18 February 2016 - Read more
ACEA Event: Reducing CO2 from Road Transport Together
On February 16th 2016, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) held an event in Brussels entitled: ‘Reducing CO2 from Road Transport Together’, gathering a variety of relevant...
18 February 2016 - Read more
European Council approves second RDE package
On 12 February 2016, the Council approved the adoption of the second package of rules to introduce real driving emission (RDE) tests.  The new tests are intended to measure more accurately pollutant...
13 February 2016 - Read more
Roadmap on Energy Union Integrated Research Strategy
On February 8th, the European Commission published its Roadmap on Energy Union Integrated Strategy on Research, Innovation and Competitiveness. Below is the introduction and for the full roadmap, clic...
09 February 2016 - Read more
European Commission presents Type Approval Overhaul
The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to ensure car and components manufacturers comply strictly with all EU safety, environmental and production requirements.   The Comm...
09 February 2016 - Read more
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