Brussels, 31 May 2017 – The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) welcomes today’s publication by the European Commission of its ‘Europe on the Move’ initiatives for clean, competitive and connected mobility. This communication recognises that road transport is the number one mode of transport in the EU. It also underlines once again the importance of the sector to jobs, growth and global competitiveness – key factors that should be taken into account when proposing future measures.
Brussels, 12 May 2017 – Following yesterday's vote by EU member states on the procedure for determining CO2 emissions from new trucks, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) welcomes this as an important step to introduce more transparency to the market – ultimately leading to reduced fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions.
Brussels, 9 May 2017 – Today, Europe’s truck manufacturers revealed a detailed timeline of steps leading up to the introduction of convoys of semi-automated trucks on Europe’s motorways before 2025. Besides setting out the timing, the ‘EU Roadmap for Truck Platooning’ also provides guidance to policy makers and authorities on the regulatory changes and political support necessary for cross-border truck platooning.