By Bradford Wernle, Automotive News Europe
The European auto industry must get smarter if it’s going to stay competitive globally.
That’s the conclusion of a policy paper authored by CLEPA, the European auto suppliers association and presented in Brussels, September 22 at the Hotel Renaissance.
CLEPA Executive Director Lars Holmqvist said the auto industry is Europe’s largest employer and critical to the continued economic health of European Union member states. The industry, including manufacturers, suppliers and related businesses, employs about 10 million. Suppliers alone employ 8 million, he…