December 7, 2009

7th Global Commercial Vehicle Industry Meeting Convened in Brussels

The 7th Global Commercial Vehicle Industry Meeting was held on December 3 in Brussels, bringing together from Europe, Japan and the United States the top executives of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy-duty vehicles and engines. Following the proceedings, a joint statement was issued by meeting participants (see below for list of participants and text of joint statement).

Summary of the 7th Global Commercial Vehicle Industry Meeting

Date and Time:
December 3 (Tuesday), 2009, 15:00-18:00
Location and Venue:
Brussels, Belgium; Musée du Cinquantenaire
See List of Participants.
Discussion Agenda:
(1) Fuel efficiency measures
(2) Hybrid vehicles
(3) Computer simulation to evaluate fuel efficiency
(4) Global technical regulations

Joint Statement (see complete text by clicking below)
European, Japanese and American heavy-duty vehicle and engine manufacturers call for global policy cooperation to improve energy efficiency in freight transport.