<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/automotive/news/index_en.htm European communities Thu, 25 Dec 2014 23:48:26 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[EGNOS Service Definition Document v2.1 released !]]>

Published : Tue, 23 Dec 2014

The European GNSS Agency on behalf of the European Commission has released today new version for the three EGNOS Service Definition Documents (SDD) already available for the EGNOS users.

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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Published study: Assessment on the availability of technology allowing vehicles of categories T2, T4.1 and C2 to fulfil Stage IV emission limits ]]> Published : Wed, 17 Dec 2014

The aim of this study is to assess the technical readiness of narrow track and high clearance tractors (T2, C2 and T4.1) to meet the European Commission’s pollutant emission Stage IV for non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) engines.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Published: Study on the operation of the system of access to vehicle repair and maintenance information (RMI)]]> Published : Wed, 26 Nov 2014

The aim of this study is to assess the operation of the system of access to vehicle repair and maintenance information (RMI) in the European Union, as well as its effects on competition, the internal market, environment and safety.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Car sector: Steering the automotive industry on the right road]]>

Published : Fri, 24 Oct 2014

The development of the global automotive industry has accelerated since 2009 as third markets creep up behind Europe, changing the trade flows and the automotive value chain.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Cutting emissions and cutting red tape: a new regulation for off-road engines]]>

Published : Thu, 25 Sep 2014

The European Commission proposed measures will cut emissions of major air pollutants from engines in non-road mobile machinery and cut the complexity of the legal framework for the sector.

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The annual Union work programme for European standardisation for 2015]]> Published : Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Pursuant Article 8 of Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 on European standardisation, the Commission adopted on 30 July 2014 a Communication to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee on the annual Union work programme for European standardisation.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[State aid: Commission adopts four decisions on regional investment aid for car manufacturers Porsche, BMW, AUDI and Ford]]> Published : Wed, 09 Jul 2014

The European Commission has adopted decisions on the compatibility with EU state aid rules of four distinct projects by Germany, Hungary and Spain to grant regional aid in favour of the car manufacturers Volkswagen, BMW and Ford, in order to attract major investment projects.

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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[REFIT – Commission making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly ]]> Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

Just a few days ahead of the European Council, the Commission pushes the EU's smart regulation agenda further.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Action plans for core industry sectors: Reinforcing Europe’s industrial foundation]]>

Published : Mon, 16 Jun 2014

Over the past four years, European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani launched several action plans to help core industry sectors overcome difficulties arising from overcapacity, high production costs and trade distortions.

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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Moving forward with the European Industrial Renaissance]]>

Published : Tue, 03 Jun 2014

At the beginning of 2014, European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani unveiled his plan for a ‘European Industrial Renaissance’.

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Progress report on the 2013 activities of the World Forum for Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations]]> Published : Mon, 02 Jun 2014

Commission issues a report on the major developments and activities in the automotive sector that arose during 2013 at WP.29 of UNECE.

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Sun, 01 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Satellites never stop : apprentices sought for SatNav Summer School (© ESA)]]>

Published : Thu, 22 May 2014

The course, organized in Ostrava (CZ) by ESA International Summer School, is open to graduate students, PhDs and postdoctoral researchers, as well as young engineers and academics working within industry or agencies, aged 35 or younger, and will cover all aspects of satellite navigation, up to and including the creation [...]

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Wed, 21 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SILC II is a funding opportunity for EU industry to cope with the climate challenge]]>

Published : Tue, 13 May 2014

The European Commission has launched the Sustainable Industry Low Carbon II (SILC II) initiative with a budget of €20 million.

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Mon, 12 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SAVE THE DATE: Visit the Galileo stand on Saturday May 17th, 2014 !]]>

Published : Wed, 07 May 2014

In the context of the Open Door Days of the European Institutions on Saturday May 17th, the Galileo Satellite Navigation Team will be delighted to welcome you on its stand in the Atrium of the Council of the European Union, rue de la Loi, 175 in Brussels.

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Tue, 06 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Study on the operation of the system of access to vehicle repair and maintenance information]]> Published : Tue, 06 May 2014

The European Commission has launched a study to review the operation of the system of access to vehicle repair and maintenance information.

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Mon, 05 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU CSR policy: The Commis­sion seeks stake­holders’ views on achievements and future challenges]]>

Published : Tue, 29 Apr 2014

The Commission is seeking stakeholders’ views about the impact of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy over the past three years and on the role it should play in the future.

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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Business services crucial for keeping Europe's industry fit]]>

Published : Wed, 09 Apr 2014

The importance of Business Services should be adequately reflected in the Europe 2020 Strategy according to a report of the High Level Group on Business Services.

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission welcomes Parliament vote on decreasing vehicle noise]]> Published : Thu, 03 Apr 2014

The European Parliament voted in favour of a Commission proposal to decrease vehicle noise. Noise limit values will ultimately be decreased by 4 dB(A) for passenger cars, vans, buses and coaches and for trucks by 3 dB(A).

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission confirms unannounced inspections in the sector of automotive exhaust systems]]> Published : Wed, 26 Mar 2014

The European Commission can confirm that on 25 March 2014 Commission officials undertook unannounced inspections at the premises of companies active in the automotive exhaust systems industry in several Member States.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo Masters Competition 2014 : pre-register now !]]>

Published : Mon, 24 Mar 2014

After the success of the previous editions, the European Satellite navigation Competition (ESNC) 2014 is opening a pre-registration phase.

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT