ACEA Response to CARS 2020 Action Plan

The Drive for Industrial Competitiveness and Growth in Europe.

Industry is the backbone of the European economy. Robust industrial competitiveness and a strong manufacturing base are pre‐requisites for the sustainable development of the continent. Indeed, in these difficult economic times, they are crucial to the EU's ongoing recovery, helping to strengthen long‐term competitiveness and to cement Europe’s global economic leadership.