• Brussels, 5 December 2013 – Europe’s commercial vehicle manufacturers today emphasised the importance of innovation to an industry that is making huge strides in the safety and fuel-efficiency of its vehicles. Cooperation on innovation today will deliver the […]
  • ACEA Transport Policy Event 2013: Keynote Speech by Dr Wolfgang Bernhard, CEO Daimler Trucks; Chairman ACEA commercial vehicle Board of Directors Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen! As you know, the road freight transport industry is on the eve of […]
  • Commercial vehicles connect people to important destinations Commercial vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, fulfilling a huge range of functions: mini-buses, articulated buses, urban delivery vans, container trucks, ambulances and many other models. Urban buses, for example, […]
  • Harmonised emissions procedures help in improving efficiency The European commercial vehicle sector leads in manufacturing high quality, technologically advanced vehicles. This success is founded on considerable investments in research and innovation, and on the industry’s strong commitment to protecting the […]
  • Better road infrastructure has a significant impact on road safety Commercial vehicles are making significant contributions to the improvement of road safety. Today, commercial vehicles are implicated in only about 10% of fatal road accidents. But infrastructure also plays an essential […]
  • Why commercial vehicles differ from passenger cars Transport efficiency entails picking the most appropriate vehicle for the job. From this perspective, trucks and buses are fundamentally different from passenger cars, which are consumer goods. In the case of […]
  • The commercial vehicle industry creates jobs & revenue in Europe Europe’s commercial vehicle industry is a global leader and a key industrial asset in which almost every EU Member State has a stake. European trucks, vans and buses […]
  • Freight transport & distribution is a 250 billion a year business Commercial vehicles are vital to the functioning of our societies in the 21st century, in which convenience, freshness, choice and speed are fundamental factors. Most of our […]
  • The success story of the commercial vehicle industry  The commercial vehicle industry is crucial to Europe as  an important business enabler and as a source of economic activity and employment. It is a global leader in the sector, supplying the highest quality, most […]
  • CO2 emissions reduced by innovative technologies Fuel efficiency is one of the most competitively vital factors in the development and sale of trucks and buses. Accordingly, market forces ensure continuous progress in fuel economy and CO2 emission reduction in an […]
  • New life-saving technologies prevent serious accidents & injuries Commercial vehicles are making significant contributions to the improvement of road safety. While trucks are commonly perceived as a road safety concern, this is not supported by the facts. Nowadays new life-saving technologies and advanced […]
  • Buses optimise the connection of urban centres with strategic locations  Buses provide flexible, reliable and sustainable transport services across all of Europe, ensuring convenient mobility for millions, both in cities and in suburban and rural settings. They provide collective transport […]