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European Automotive Council (EAC)

The European Automotive Council represents the European passenger car and commercial vehicle manufacturers in Hong Kong. It aims to bring forward proposals and be a partner to the government of Hong Kong, working together towards a safer, greener, more efficient and more competitive automotive sector. Contributors of the Council are European vehicle manufacturers, their subsidiaries and/or representative offices.

Main Objectives

4 priority areas of the European Automotive Council are to focus on:

  • The Environmental Friendly Vehicle (EFV) Scheme

  • Vehicle emission

  • Introduction of latest driver assistance systems and the new safety systems

  • New energy vehicles and the smart mobility


European automotive brands in Hong Kong account for more than 50% of all licensed passenger cars. European brands are also represented strongly in heavier truck segments (>16 tonnes) as well as accounting for more than 50% of non-franchise buses and nearly 100% of franchise bus sales.



Andreas Buchenthal – Chairperson of EAC

‎President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Ltd. 


Position Papers

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