CLEPA brings together well over 100 of the world's most prominent suppliers for car parts, systems and modules and more than 20 national trade associations and European sector associations.
We represent more than 3,000 companies and cover all products and services within the automotive supply chain. Founded in 1959 and based in Brussels, CLEPA is recognised as the natural discussion partner by international organisations and fellow associations.


Our vision is for the European automotive suppliers to be the leading providers of highly efficient and sustainable mobility worldwide.

Our Mission

We concretise our vision and realise our mission by:

Supporting the EU and UN decision-making process and shaping the legislation impacting the automotive business

Being a credible partner for the EU institutions and the UN authorities

Complying fully with EU competition and antitrust rules

Ensuring coherent and consistent development of international trade and global technical harmonization;

Promoting innovation and ensuring EU funding for RDI

Actively endorsing the development of necessary competitive framework conditions