Visit of Sergio Marchionne, President of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), to Antonio Tajani: joint press briefing
On 6 June 2012, Sergio Marchionne, President of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), paid a visit to Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, in Brussels. After their meeting, they held a joint press briefing where they made declaration on "Cars 21"
As part of the Commission's modern industrial policy, the CARS 21 (Competitive Automotive Regulatory System for the 21st century) process, which was initially launched in 2005, aims to make recommendations for the short-, medium-, and long-term public policy and regulatory framework of the European automotive industry. This framework enhances global competitiveness and employment, while sustaining further progress in safety and environmental performance at a price affordable to the consumer.