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EUCAR participates in the Transport Research Arena conference

14th - 17th April 2014 - EUCAR participates in the Transport Research Arena conference From 14th to 17th April the Transport Research Arena (TRA) conference takes place in Paris at CNIT in Las Défense. The TRA is the premier transport research conference in Europe, in which EUCAR and its members are playing a significant role. EUCAR's members are speaking in a number of the Plenary, Strategic, Scientific & Technical and Special sessions. In particular the following sessions have been arranged by EUCAR in partnership with other organisations: Invited session #1, 17:30 - 18:45 on 15th April: "Fuelling clean transport: the JEC Well-to-Wheels (WTW) methodology for comparing...
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Toyota Motor Europe is new EUCAR Member from April 2014

1st April 2014 - Toyota Motor Europe is new EUCAR Member from April 2014 The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR), representing the major European automotive manufacturers in their common research activities, has confirmed Toyota Motor Europe as a new member as from 1st April 2014. This decision was confirmed recently by the EUCAR Council, comprising the senior research and advanced development executives of the European automotive OEMs. Toyota Motor Europe joins EUCAR as its 15th member company. The 2014 Chairman of EUCAR, Nevio Di Giusto, CEO of FIAT Research Center, expressed the views of the EUCAR Council, stating “Toyota brings to EUCAR substantial European and...
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JEC Consortium publishes version 4 of its definitive ‘Well-to-Wheels’ study on automotive fuel and energy pathways including new data on electric vehicles, shale gas and biofuels

25th March 2014 - JEC Consortium publishes version 4 of its definitive ‘Well-to-Wheels’ study on automotive fuel and energy pathways including new data on electric vehicles, shale gas and biofuels EUCAR and its partners in the 'JEC Consortium' today published version 4 of their 'Well-to-Wheels Analysis of Future Automotive Fuels and Powertrains in the European Context'.  The JEC Consortium comprises the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR) and the oil industry’s European association for environment, health and safety in refining and distribution (CONCAWE). The first JEC Well-to-Wheel study was published in 2003...
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EUCAR has published a new position paper on the implementation of Horizon 2020, taking into account the now fully defined framework and the view, experience and perceptions during preparation so far of Horizon 2020 projects

11th March 2014 - EUCAR has published a new position paper on the implementation of Horizon 2020, taking into account the now fully defined framework and the view, experience and perceptions during preparation so far of Horizon 2020 projects.The following is a summary of the content of the paper: EUCAR and its members consider the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation to be an excellent opportunity for collaborative research activities, in particular in the industrial domain, and appreciate the commitment of the European Commission in bringing it to fruition.  In order to foster the optimum effectiveness of the programme in this domain, EUCAR makes the following...
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Hyundai Motor Europe is new EUCAR Member from January 2014

1st January 2014 - Hyundai Motor Europe is new EUCAR Member from January 2014 The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR), representing the major European automobile manufacturers in their common research activities, has confirmed Hyundai Motor Europe as a new member. Hyundai Motor Europe’s membership officially began on 1st January 2014. “EUCAR’s members are looking forward to cooperating closely with Hyundai Motor Europe and are convinced that their expertise and commitment in research and development will make a valuable contribution to the work of our association” said Nevio di Giusto, Chairman of EUCAR and Vice Chairman of Fiat Research Center. He added,...
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European Commission issues first work programmes and calls for proposals of Horizon 2020

11th December 2013 - European Commission issues first work programmes and calls for proposals of Horizon 2020 Today EUCAR welcomes the publication of the European Commission’s first work programmes for the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, which include calls for project proposals for the years 2014 and 2015.  The total funding available for the two years is €15bn, with a portion of this being relevant for collaborative automotive research and innovation of interest to EUCAR’s members. Many of the collaborative automotive research and innovation priorities of EUCAR, as expressed in our roadmaps for Horizon 2020, are reflected in the work...
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