All ACEA articles

  • final_steel_safeguard
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    ACEA warns of EU steel import tariffs

    2019-01-22T11:42:39Z

    European Union (EU) measures to protect the steel industry “pose a real risk” to the competitiveness of the region’s car sector, according to Erik Jonnaert, secretary-general of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). A total of 26 categories of steel from all countries will be limited to a quota, based ...

  • OyakRenault-04
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    Turkey forecast to build on export gains

    2019-01-09T13:41:59Z

    In a statement released by Turkey’s automotive export association – the OİB – chief executive Baran Çelik estimates that the Turkish automotive industry will export cars and components worth in excess of $32 billion in 2019. That is a slight increase on the $31.6 billion of products exported in 2018. ...

  • brexit-flag
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    ACEA and CLEPA highlight dangers of ‘no-deal’ Brexit

    2018-10-19T12:13:08Z

    Europe’s OEMs and tier suppliers have issued a stark warning at the Brexit summit in Brussels this week about the potentially far-reaching impacts of the UK leaving Europe without a deal in place. Drawing attention to the fact that more than 1,000 EU trucks cross the Channel to deliver to ...

  • DB2017AL01231_large feature
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    Testing times

    2018-10-16T13:11:19Z

    The start of September this year marked the point at which all new car registrations in the EU had to comply with the new CO 2 emissions test – the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). This laboratory test is designed to introduce more realistic and stricter criteria ...

  • Brad Brennan
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    WLTP: lower emissions, greater challenges

    2018-09-06T15:35:44Z

    Emissions targets for OEMs are tighter and the method for testing efficiency is more stringent than ever before. As of the start of this month (September), all new vehicles must adhere to New Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) standards, which provide ‘real world’ fuel consumption figures and, therefore, ...

  • brexit-2070857_960_720
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    ACEA warns of assembly line stoppages after Brexit

    2018-03-21T12:59:16Z

    Whole production lines could come to halt in the automotive industry, if customs checks are introduced after Britain leaves the EU, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has warned. The sector body issued its warning ahead of a summit on March 22nd at which EU leaders (minus the UK), are ...

  • EU Japan deal_opt
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    EU-Japan trade deal dubbed a ‘positive signal’ for automotive sector

    2017-07-12T17:13:31Z

    An economic partnership agreed in principle between EU and Japan that would see duties removed on a large amount of goods traded between two regions has been welcomed by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA). Significantly, the agreement – which covers goods accounting for a third of global GDP – ...

  • Aankomst European Truck Platooning Challenge
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    EU truckmakers set out roadmap for platooning

    2017-05-10T11:06:06Z

    European truck manufacturer body ACEA has provided a roadmap for EU-wide truck platooning calling for a wide range of regulatory change as well as upgrades to EU roads. Speaking at the European Parliament on May 9 th , Erik Jonnaert, secretary general of ACEA, said the roadmap provided an overview ...