The overall body of EUCAR is the Council consisting of the R&D directors of the member companies of EUCAR. The chairmanship of the Council rotates annually between the members. For 2013 the EUCAR Chairman is Mr. Ralph Stenger, Director, Advanced Vehicle Development & CAE, GME.
Additionally the EUCAR organisation consists of the Coordination Committee, having a role to support the operation of EUCAR and the contacts with the member companies. The Financing Group and the Legal Group are two bodies of company representatives supporting in issues of financing and legal matters of the EUCAR organisation and R&D projects.
The actual and practical work on R&D issues is performed by the EUCAR Working Groups (WG) which consist of expertise from the members companies. It is in the WGs the R&D needs are identified and formulated, and suitable R&D projects are initiated.
For the daily running of the EUCAR Organisation, there is a secretariat, the EUCAR Office, located in Brussels. The EUCAR Office supports the organisation, sets up meetings, monitor the progress of key issues, acts as the contact and entry point to EUCAR.
The Working Groups, Chairman 2013 and EUCAR Office personnel are presented in more detail below.
EUCAR Chairman 2013
Mr Ralph Stenger Director, Advanced Vehicle Development & CAE, GME
EUCAR Office is the secretariat for the organisation.
|Dr. Simon Godwin||Director|
|Dr. Alessandro Coda
|Mrs. Iris Lasanow
||Assistant to the EUCAR Office
|Mr. Harald Schulz
||EUCAR Assistant to Chairman & Director
The member companies of EUCAR collaborate on a broad spectrum of automotive an road transport topics. This is done by sending their company experts to the EUCAR Working Groups for identifying and formulating common R&D needs, and initiating strategic R&D projects that address these needs.
Below is an overview of the EUCAR Working Groups. For further information please click on the corresponding box.
|Commercial Vehicles Forum
|Battery and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
| Electrification of Vehicle Task Force
|Human Vehicle Interaction
|Intelligent Transport Systems
|Electric & Electronics