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JEC Consortium publishes the final report of the JEC Biofuels Study

25th May 2011 - JEC Consortium publishes the final report of the JEC Biofuels Study EUCAR and its partners in the JEC Consortium today published the final report of the JEC Biofuels Programme: “EU renewable energy targets in 2020: Analysis of scenarios for transport”. The JEC Consortium comprises the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, EUCAR (the European Council for Automotive R&D) and CONCAWE (the oil companies' European association for environment, health and safety in refining and distribution). The JEC Consortium investigated the potential for biofuels and other alternative energy sources to achieve the 10% renewable energy target for the EU transport...
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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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