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Joint Industry Position Paper on the Batteries Regulation
The industrial associations covering different aspects of the battery value chain, from raw materials supply to battery manufacturing, users of batteries, and recyclers express their concern about key...
25 January 2022 - Read more
EV Transition Impact Assessment: 5 key questions answered
CLEPA and its members fully support the energy transition and the EU’s climate objectives. As key innovators, designing and manufacturing all of the systems and components needed for safe, smart and...
20 January 2022 - Read more
#GreenANDJust: An effective mobility transition should be about emissions reductions and the social dimension, not a technology ban
Representatives from the European Commission, Council, the mobility industry and academia analysed the challenges and opportunities of the green and just mobility transition  A recent...
12 January 2022 - Read more
French EU Council Presidency programme puts the spotlight on digitalisation and smart mobility
For the next six months, the Presidency of the Council of the European Union will be held by France, which took office on 1 January. The Hexagon succeeds Slovenia and will lead the new trio of preside...
03 January 2022 - Read more
Technology is not the enemy, but rather fossil fuels – Newsletter Editorial December 2021
A successful transformation starts with knowing the stakes. A new study, commissioned by CLEPA, provides compelling insights Reaching climate neutrality in the EU by 2050 requires ambitious greenh...
16 December 2021 - Read more
Latest EU road safety figures reflect a 17% decrease in road fatalities between 2019 and 2020
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...
16 December 2021 - Read more
European Commission revises Intelligent Transport Systems Directive to advance smart mobility
The European Commission is proposing to update the 2010 Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive, adapting to the emergence of new road mobility options, mobility apps and connected and automa...
15 December 2021 - Read more
European Commission publishes new Urban Mobility Framework
To support the transition to cleaner, greener, and smarter mobility, in line with the objectives of the European Green Deal, the European Commission adopted on 14 December four new proposals to moder...
14 December 2021 - Read more
National Associations of automotive suppliers amplify call for a manageable transition
National associations join CLEPA in calling for a technology open and job-conscious transition. Following the study's launch – carried out by PwC Strategy& to assess the impact of three diffe...
12 December 2021 - Read more
EU publishes regulatory specifications for Intelligent Speed Assistance technology  
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...
10 December 2021 - Read more
Coalition warns removal of US tariffs for steel aluminium could impact EU supply chain
As a result of the latest EU-US negotiations on trade on steel and aluminium, the United States has announced that it will no longer apply the Section 232 tariffs on a certain amount of EU exports of...
09 December 2021 - Read more
EU Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility Partnership adopts Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda
The second meeting of the Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM) Partnership Board—composed by the CCAM Executive Group, the CCAM Partnership Delegation, and European Commission repres...
09 December 2021 - Read more
Newly launched Just Transition Coalition calls for a framework to prioritise 16 million mobility workers in the EU
Trade unions, industry associations representing the entire automotive ecosystem, and environmental NGOs gathered to form the Just Transition Coalition, calling for a common framework to protec...
08 December 2021 - Read more
Media outlets all over Europe reported on Transition Impact Study
The new Transition Impact Study, conducted by PwC Strategy&, weighs different market scenarios to assess powertrain employment and value-add impact of electrification across the EU and in seven...
08 December 2021 - Read more
Clarification of EU sustainable finance taxonomy regulation should avoid distortion of level playing field in automotive manufacturing
EU policy makers are redefining what it means for companies to run a business with a series of legislative initiatives related to corporate sustainability. Among the latest initiatives, the EU sustai...
08 December 2021 - Read more
An Electric Vehicle-only approach would lead to the loss of half a million jobs in the EU, study finds
● Transition assessment confirms the essential role for electrification in reaching objectives of the Paris Agreement, but substantiates powertrain employment risks ● 226,000 new jobs foreseen...
06 December 2021 - Read more
Circular economy and sustainability are reshaping the automotive aftermarket
Remanufactured automotive spare parts contribute substantially to the EU’s circular economy targets and in 2020 have saved annual emissions equal to those emitted by 120,000 EU citizens.  ...
25 November 2021 - Read more
COP26 has given important guidance in both substance and tone – Newsletter Editorial November 2021
This year's COP26 has just ended, and on a fairly upbeat note. The conference concluded with an agreement between 197 countries to limit GHG emissions even further, validating the objectives already e...
18 November 2021 - Read more
New study results coming soon!
CLEPA commissioned PwC Strategy& to assess the impacts of the mobility transition on the workforce of the automotive suppliers in Europe, and we are launching the key findings on 6 December on our...
18 November 2021 - Read more
ARCADE Project launched questionnaire to gather views on Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility Knowledge Base
The Knowledge Base on Connected and Automated Driving (CAD) is the one-stop shop for data, knowledge and experiences on CAD in Europe and beyond.  Developed as part of the Horizon 2020 project...
16 November 2021 - Read more
Week filled with road safety initiatives ahead of World Remembrance Day 2021
Road safety will be the focus of the week from 15 to 21 November with many different and important initiatives leading up to the World Day of Remembrance.  Starting the round, the Global Alliance...
15 November 2021 - Read more
EU Commissioner for Transport expresses support for eFuels
Vehicles are climate neutral when charged with green energy or fuelled with sustainable renewable fuels. EU Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean expressed her support for this approach and the wider s...
12 November 2021 - Read more
EV-only declaration lacks international support at COP26
With the aim of reaching as many signatories as possible from governments, cities, automotive manufacturers, business fleet owners and operators, as well as financial institutions, the Glasgow's d...
11 November 2021 - Read more
Automotive Skills Alliance and the Pact for Skills – Celebrating 1 year of supporting workforce transformation in the automotive ecosystem
Eighty partners across Europe, three pilot projects already up and running in France, Germany and the Czech Republic and many more initiatives underway are only some of the accomplishments achieved...
11 November 2021 - Read more
EU and US agree to launch a Global Arrangement of Sustainable Steel and Aluminium
European Commission President von der Leyen and United States President Biden have agreed to start discussions on a Global Arrangement on Sustainable Steel and Aluminium to achieve the decarboni...
02 November 2021 - Read more
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