The EuroCham Commercial Vehicles Committee advocates for the business interest of its members in areas of trade and investments promotion, market access, vehicular safety, transport legislation and environmental protection. Committee members have access to a direct channel of communication within the industry and also between the industry and the government. Members define specific topics of interest and advocate for their interests via position papers and participation to public consultations.
- Identify and understand the relevant issues faced by the commercial vehicles sector
- Advance the interest of the European players of the sector
- Formulate and disseminate positions on key issues
- Build consensus by providing a platform for members to address common problems
- Serve as a conduit between our members and the European and Singaporean political and economic authorities and business associations
EuroCham’s Commercial Vehicles Committee has been actively monitoring the legislative framework in regards to safety regulations, European and other international standards. In particular, the Committee has been participating in various public consultations, submitting the industry’s feedback to Government agencies such as the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).
On the 9th of December 2015, members of the Commercial Vehicles Committee met for a nice introductory/end-of-year gathering at Charlie's Tapas in Boat Quay.
On the 29th of September 2015, the Commercial Vehicles Committee met the National Environmental Agency (NEA) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore during a discussion on fuel quality use of bio-fuels as part of Singapore's climate change policy and noise emission limits.
On the 12th December 2014, the Committee had a meeting with the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on vehicle safety and transport efficiency, as well as on measurements and testings.
In April 2014, the Committee had a meeting with the National Environment Agency (NEA) to discuss about road safety of commercial vehicles, fuel quality for diesel vehicles as well as getting up to date on the new Euro 6 standards.
The Commercial Vehicle Committee attended a closed door discussion with the Minister for Environment and Water Resources, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan in July 2014 to discuss about the introduction of new guidelines on Euro IV engines and European fuel standards in Singapore.
For more information about the work of our Committees, membership and activities, please contact the Policy & Corporate Affairs Manager, Mr. Yiannis Korkovelos at email@example.com.