New car registrations: -5.2% in March 2024; battery electric 13% market share

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Manifesto for Zero-emission Trucks and Buses

Trucks and buses are not just bigger cars. They operate in a business-to-business market, serving a myriad of different uses and are mostly on the move.

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Europe’s truck and bus CEOs launch manifesto for zero-emission vehicles as EU inks deal on CO2 reduction rules

Truck and bus CEOs step up call to Europe’s law makers as EU signs off on ambitious CO2-reduction targets.

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Auto sector CEOs to EU leaders: Europe needs robust Industry Deal to make the Green Deal happen

13 CEOs of leading European vehicle manufacturers and automotive suppliers met today with the EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Wopke Hoekstra, for an ‘Automotive Roundtable’ to discuss the green transition of the sector. This was preceded by a meeting with Charles Michel, President of the European Council, ahead of next week’s EU Summit on competitiveness.

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Average vehicle age on the rise: policy makers must do more to incentivise the switch

ACEA’s latest ‘Vehicles on European roads’ report provides a snapshot of how the ‘fleet’ of vehicles on Europe’s roads is evolving. With vehicles growing older, more must be done to incentivise the switch to the cleanest and greenest models. 

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Harald Seidel: Trucks and buses keep Europe on the move!

Trucks and buses are the backbone that keeps society on the move, notes Harald Seidel, President of DAF Trucks and Chairperson of ACEA’s Commercial Vehicle Board. Europe needs to ensure its vehicle industry is not only sustainable but can also stay competitive globally.

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New car registrations: -5.2% in March 2024; battery electric 13% market share

In March 2024, the European Union car market experienced its first decline of the year, registering a 5.2% decrease to 1 million units.

Manifesto for Zero-emission Trucks and Buses

Trucks and buses are not just bigger cars. They operate in a business-to-business market, serving a myriad of different uses and are mostly on the move.

Europe’s truck and bus CEOs launch manifesto for zero-emission vehicles as EU inks deal on CO2 reduction rules

Truck and bus CEOs step up call to Europe’s law makers as EU signs off on ambitious CO2-reduction targets.

Auto sector CEOs to EU leaders: Europe needs robust Industry Deal to make the Green Deal happen

13 CEOs of leading European vehicle manufacturers and automotive suppliers met today with the EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Wopke Hoekstra, for an ‘Automotive Roundtable’ to discuss the green transition of the sector. This was preceded by a meeting with Charles Michel, President of the European Council, ahead of next week’s EU Summit on competitiveness.

Average vehicle age on the rise: policy makers must do more to incentivise the switch

ACEA’s latest ‘Vehicles on European roads’ report provides a snapshot of how the ‘fleet’ of vehicles on Europe’s roads is evolving. With vehicles growing older, more must be done to incentivise the switch to the cleanest and greenest models. 

Harald Seidel: Trucks and buses keep Europe on the move!

Trucks and buses are the backbone that keeps society on the move, notes Harald Seidel, President of DAF Trucks and Chairperson of ACEA’s Commercial Vehicle Board. Europe needs to ensure its vehicle industry is not only sustainable but can also stay competitive globally.

Europe needs to ensure its truck and bus industry is not only sustainable but can stay competitive globally

In the second episode of ACEA's #UpToSpeed interview series, Sigrid de Vries sits down with Harald Seidel, CEO of DAF Trucks, and recently elected Chairperson of ACEA’s Commercial Vehicle Board.

New car registrations: +10.1% in February 2024; battery electric 12% market share

New EU car sales rose 10.1% in February 2024, with the battery-electric market share remaining stable at 12%. Petrol models retained their lead as the most popular choice for buyers, followed by hybrid-electric. Diesel sales dropped in most major markets, except Germany.

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About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 15 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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