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The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR), representing the major European automobile manufacturers in their common research activities, has confirmed Volvo Car Corporation as a new member

5th January 2011 - The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR), representing the major European automobile manufacturers in their common research activities, has confirmed Volvo Car Corporation as a new member The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR), representing the major European automobile manufacturers in their common research activities, has confirmed Volvo Car Corporation as a new member. Volvo Car Corporation's membership officially began on 1st January 2011. Press Release: Volvo Car Corporation is new EUCAR Member from January 2011...
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EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament meeting “Simplification: The Way Ahead” respresented by Professor Sylvain Allano, Executive Scientific Director of PSA Peugeot Citroën and member of the EUCAR Council

30th November 2010 - EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament meeting "Simplification: The Way Ahead" respresented by Professor Sylvain Allano, Executive Scientific Director of PSA Peugeot Citroën and member of the EUCAR Council. The meeting was hosted by MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho, former Minister of Science & Higher Education in Portugal, who is the draftsperson of the Parliament's own report on simplification. Professor Allano presented the main simplification issues affecting the automotive industry: the use of usual financial accounting procedures including average personnel costs, reducing the complexity and inconsistency of rules, reducing time to grant and...
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EUCAR issues its recommendations for Mobility and Transport in the Eighth Framework Programme

16th November 2010 - EUCAR issues its recommendations for Mobility and Transport in the Eighth Framework Programme EUCAR has issued a new position paper on Mobility and Transport as a Priority Theme in the Eighth Research Framework Programme, complementing its general paper on FP8 issued in April 2010.  The paper recognises mobility and transport of people and goods as one the great achievements of mankind, whereby securing its sustainable future is essential for social and economic development.  Ensuring sustainable mobility and transport should therefore be recognised as one of the Grand Societal Challenges for Europe, requiring the application of dedicated attention and...
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EUCAR Conference takes place in Autoworld, Brussels, in the presence of Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice President for the Digital Agenda

8th/9th November 2010 - EUCAR Conference takes place in Autoworld, Brussels, in the presence of Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice President for the Digital Agenda On 8th and 9th November over two hundred stakeholders from the European Commission, governmental institutions, automotive suppliers, research providers and universities convened at the Autoworld in Brussels at the annual EUCAR Reception and Conference. As the VIP speaker at the Reception on 8th November, European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes presented her vision for the Digital Agenda, whose goal is using ICT to improve daily life, focusing on its application to the automotive sector. “There can be...
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EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament Hearing on “Simplifying the implementation of the Research Framework Programmes”

1st September 2010 - EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament Hearing on "Simplifying the implementation of the Research Framework Programmes". EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament Hearing on "Simplifying the implementation of the Research Framework Programmes", represented by Professor Jürgen Leohold, EUCAR Chairman in 2009 and Executive Director of Group Research Volkswagen. The hearing was hosted by MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho, former Minister of Science & Higher Education in Portugal, who is the draftsperson of the Parliament's own report on simplification. Professor Leohold presented six main topics on behalf of EUCAR: reducing bureaucracy;...
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