European Council for Automotive R&D

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Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Council for Automotive R&D   (EUCAR)

    EU Transparency Register

    733099334608-76 First registered on 17 Apr 2019

    Goals / Remit

    EUCAR is the European Council for Automotive R&D of the major European passenger car and commercial vehicle manufacturers. EUCAR facilitates and coordinates pre-competitive research and development projects and its members participate in a wide range of collaborative European R&D programmes. The European automobile manufacturers are the largest private investors in R&D in Europe with over €62 billion investment per annum. EUCAR members are BMW Group, DAF Trucks, Ford of Europe, Honda R&D Europe, Hyundai Motor Europe, Iveco Group, Renault Group, Stellantis N.V., Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group. EUCAR is legally part of ACEA with independent decision-making and financing (Membership fee).

    Main EU files targeted

    As research and innovation association of the automotive manufacturers in Europe, EUCAR is following the implementation of Horizon Europe and the Partnerships relevant for the automotive industry. EUCAR contributed to the GEAR 2030, the STRIA initiatives of the European Commission and is a member of CCAM, 2Zero, Batt4EU Partnerships and the ETIPs ALICE, and ERTRAC.


    Head Office
    Rond-Point Schuman 6 Brussels
    Brussels 1040
    EU Office
    Rond-Point Schuman 6 Brussels
    Brussels 1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    ERTRAC – European Road Transport Research Advisory Council
    ALICE – The European Technology Platform ALICE is set-up to develop a comprehensive strategy for research, innovation and market deployment of logistics and supply chain management innovation in Europe
    BEPA - Batteries European Partnership Association
    CCAM - Connected Cooperative Automated Mobility
    EGVIAfor2Zero - European Green Vehicle Initiative Association for 2Zero

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert group on cooperative, connected, automated and autonomous mobility#E03657# #Member #C#Industry#WG 5 - Access to and exchange of data & Cybersecurity#WG 2 - Coordination and Cooperation of R&I#WG 6 - Connectivty and Digtal Infrastructure#WG 3 - Physical and Digital Infrastructure#WG 1 - Develop an EU agenda for testing#WG 4 - Road Safety

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    2 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 17 Nov 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Opening speech at General Assembly
      • Jean-Eric Paquet (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Jul 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Relevance of the 2ZERO and the CCAM partnerships to the Automotive Industry
      • Jean-Eric Paquet (Director-General)
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