The EUCAR Council: the governing body of EUCAR is the Council consisting of the heads of research and advanced development of the member companies of EUCAR. The chairmanship of the Council rotates annually between the members. For 2019 the EUCAR Chairman is Dr Axel Heinrich, Executive Director Group Innovation, Volkswagen AG.

Brussels, Belgium, November 6, 2018, assignment for EUCAR at the Annual Conference. © Fred Guerdin ©

Additionally the EUCAR organisation consists of the following elements:

  • Management Committees: including the Coordination Committee, with the role to support the operation of EUCAR and the contacts with the member companies.
  • The Strategic Pillar Groups: for each EUCAR Strategic Pillar, a group of senior executives and experts guides and oversees the EUCAR work in that domain. Details here.
  • Expert Groups: the practical work on R&I issues is performed by the EUCAR Expert Groups which consist of experts from the members companies. It is in the EGs the R&D needs are identified and formulated, and suitable R&D projects are initiated.  Each Expert Group reports to  a Strategic Pillar Group.

EUCAR Chairman 2019

Dr Axel Heinrich, Executive Director Group Innovation, Volkswagen AG.

EUCAR Office

EUCAR Office is the secretariat for the association

Stefan Deix
Luis de Prada
Research Programme Manager
Michael Weissner Seconded Expert
Iris Lasanow
Management Assistant