Brussels, 24 September 2020 – Over the first eight months of 2020, demand for new commercial vehicles declined by 28.2% across the European Union. Double-digit percentage drops were recorded by each of the 27 EU markets so far this year.
Brussels, 16 September 2020 – The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) takes note of the ‘2030 Climate Target Plan’ unveiled today by the European Commission. The auto industry supports the European Union’s long-term goal of climate neutrality by 2050, and wants to play its part in making Europe the first climate-neutral continent.
Brussels, 14 September 2020 – With just 15 weeks before the Brexit transition period expires, European automotive industry leaders have today joined forces to call for the EU and UK to secure an ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) without further delay. Negotiators on both sides must now pull out all the stops to avoid 'no deal' at the end of the transition, which according to new calculations would cost the pan-European automotive sector some €110 billion in lost trade over the next five years, putting jobs at risk in a sector that supports 14.6 million livelihoods, representing one in 15 of EU and UK jobs.
Brussels, 3 September 2020 – In the second quarter of 2020, the market share of electrically-chargeable vehicles increased to 7.2% of total EU car sales, compared to a 2.4% share during the same period last year. The overall decline in passenger car registrations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic affected the diesel and petrol segments in particular, although together still accounting for more than 80% of car sales.
Brussels, 30 July 2020 – The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published its annual Pocket Guide that provides an overview of the EU auto industry, including the latest sector-specific data on employment, vehicle production and sales, road safety, R&D, the environment and trade flows.