European automotive industry and Commissioner Oettinger jointly call for more research and innovation in the field connected road transport

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....
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EUCAR receives the “2015 Excellence in ITS Achievement” Award

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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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 Automotive R&D (EUCAR) as the European body for collaborative automotive and road transport R&D. EUCAR is an industrial association owned by its members, which are the 14 major European manufacturers of cars, trucks and buses. EUCAR and its member companies acknowledge the importance of the research work partly...
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