CLEPA at the 2017 IAA – Frankfurt Motorshow

Date

29 Aug 2017

Sections

Transport

Press release

Brussels, August 29th, 2017

 

CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, will be exhibiting at the next IAA Motorshow from 12th - 17th of September.

The association will have a dedicated booth in the ‘‘New Mobility World Hall’’ 3.1. The New Mobility World (NMW) will bring together more than 180 exhibitors, including technology firms, the automobile industry, startups and industry shaping the future of mobility.

CLEPA will showcase its members as technology solution providers for safe and sustainable mobility and present the latest European policies related to topics such as CO2 reduction, active & passive safety and connected & automated driving.

Highlights of CLEPA’s participation include a press conference on Wednesday 13th September at 10:30 as well as a keynote speech on the future of Urban mobility by CLEPA President Mr. Roberto Vavassori on Thursday 14th September at 15:00 on the Forum stage.

Sigrid de Vries, CLEPA Secretary General commented: “I’m indeed looking forward to bringing CLEPA back to the IAA, one of the world’s biggest car shows, for the first time in over 15 years. We will be accompanied by more than 40 CLEPA members, both leading companies and national associations. They are each in their area solution providers, aimed at developing smart mobility focused on safety and sustainability.”

 

**Note to Editors

CLEPA is the European Association of Automotive Suppliers. Over 120 of the world's most prominent suppliers for car parts, systems and modules and 24 national trade associations and European sector associations are members of CLEPA, representing more than 3 thousand companies, employing more than 5 million people and covering all products and services within the automotive

supply chain. Based in Brussels, Belgium, CLEPA is recognised as the natural discussion partner by the European Institutions, United Nations and fellow associations (ACEA, JAMA, MEMA, etc.).

 

Facts about the European automotive industry

  • Some 12 million people are employed in the European automotive industry.
  • European automotive suppliers directly employ 5 million people.
  • European automotive suppliers invest over € 20bn in R&I per year. They are one of the biggest private investors into research and innovation.
  • Per year, 16 million vehicles are manufactured in Europe, contributing to the stability and growth of the European economy.

 

For more information, please contact:

Mrs Amalia Di Stefano, CLEPA Chief Global Governmental Affairs,

a.distefano@clepa.be, +32.2.743.91.35

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