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In view of the European Commission’s initiative “Pact for skills”, to be launched on November 10th, CECRA in co-operation with ACEA, CLEPA, ETRMA and many other partners have elaborated a joint proposal for a recovery strategy to deliver and implement a sectorial up & reskilling framework for the automotive value chain

15 October 2020

The automotive ecosystem is facing an unprecedented disruption due to the impact of the covid pandemic as well as the EU goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.  It is of crucial importance that this transformation is done in a socially responsible way.

CECRA was associated in the recent roundtable discussion with European Commissioners Nicolas Schmit (Jobs and Social Rights) and Thierry Breton (Internal Market) on 23 September.

Today, CECRA, together with a broad coalition is now jointly calling on the Commission to set up the Pact as a public-private partnership to help the automotive ecosystem cope with the major structural changes ahead.

4 September 2020

Market registrations show in important decrease

17 June 2020

Joint position paper on COVID-19 (focused on the aftermarket) signed by CECRA together with 6 other EU associations. The position paper can be found here.

17 June 2020

CECRA, ACEA and CLEPA sent a letter to the heads of state and government of the 27 EU member states, calling for urgent support for the automotive sector in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The letter can be found here.

8 June 2020

IIn Austria, the Vienna Cartel Court handed down a very interesting decision on May 12, 2020, at first instance, in a dispute between the Peugeot Büchl dealer and the general importer of Peugeot vehicles in Austria.

26 May 2020

IndustriAll Europe, Ceemet, ACEA, CLEPA, CECRA and ETRMA, the European business organisations and the trade unions for the sector call on the European Commission for a industrial recovery plan.

5 May 2020

Europe's four auto sector associations publish 25-point action plan for successful restart

26 March 2020

European vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, tyre manufacturers, dealers and repairers wrote a joint letter to the European Commission on the COVID-19 crisis

12 March 2020

Odometer manipulation is widespread across the EU and has tremendous consequences for the consumer. CECRA is strongly committed in fighting against such harmful practice.

11 March 2020

It is time for all the stakeholder to build together the intelligent mobility of tomorrow in terms of data access, security and energy. This is essential for Europe and the future of the sector.

04 March 2020

CECRA has been contacted by the contractor chosen by the European Commission as the sole representative of European dealers and repairers to help in the renewal process of the Automotive Block Exemption 461/2010.

24 January 2020

After the Brussels Motor Show, CECRA underlines that the Green Deal will only work if policy makers and the entire automotive sector work hand in hand

27 November 2019

On 26/11/19, a meeting between CECRA's ECD Division and a DG COMP delegation took place in Brussels. The aim of the meeting was to explain the renewal process of the General Block Exemption Regulation 330/2010 and Automotive Block Exemption 461/2010 that respectively expire in May 2022 and May 2023.  Both DG COMP and CECRA are working in close collaboration in order to ensure that the automotive sector is taken into account in the new legislative framework regarding competition and the consumer welfare.

22 November 2019

On 19/11/19, a meeting of CECRAs IR division took place in London. Many points concerning the future of Independent Repairers where discussed.