Welcome to the European Council for Automotive R&D

This website presents the European automotive industry perspectives on the need for research in light of future challenges based on a vision of products and services for the transport of people and goods on the road network which provide improved safety, energy-efficiency, environmental compatibility and affordability. This website also presents the European Council for... [LEARN MORE ABOUT EUCAR]


Message from the new EUCAR Director

SD broad

Since Monday 16 November 2015 I am the new Director of EUCAR, which is a great honour to me. This prestigious assignment comes along with great responsibility, which I gladly accept. The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR) has been the voice of automobile manufacturers in the field of R&D for more than 20 years now. During this period, EUCAR has successfully contributed to establishing a multitude of research projects, all of them promoting clean, safe and efficient mobility. Precompetitive collaborative research on the European level has, and always will be, an important cornerstone for automotive innovation - with EUCAR’s members actively driving progress at the...
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European automotive industry and Commissioner Oettinger jointly call for more research and innovation in the field connected road transport

Commissioner Oettinger

Brussels, 5 November 2015 – Under the theme of ‘connected to the future’ the European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR) brought almost 300 stakeholders together during its annual conference, with the aim of ensuring that automotive research and innovation (R&I) continues to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness. One year after the implementation of Horizon 2020, it proves more vital than ever to address the industry’s strategic priorities and societal challenges through common R&I initiatives. Opening today’s conference, EUCAR Chairwoman Anke Kleinschmit, Vice President Group Research and Chief Environment Officer of Daimler AG, stressed that the world of...
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EUCAR receives the “2015 Excellence in ITS Achievement” Award

2015 Excellence in ITS Achievement AwardRESIZED3

7 October 2015 - EUCAR receives the "2015 Excellence in ITS Achievement" Award. Mr Alessandro Coda, EUCAR Research Coordinator, receives the 2015 iMobility “Excellence in ITS Achievement” Award on at the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux. The ceremony took place at the European Commission Stand during the ITS World Congress, in Bordeaux on 7th October 2015. The event has been chaired by the European Commission, Wolfgang Höfs, Head of Sector "Strategic Planning and Communication" in the Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology, who highlighted the importance of the iMobility Award in recognising and promoting ambitious and innovative ITS deployments,...
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