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.

The Board

Martijn Oremus – Chairman of EAC

‎Managing Director, BMW Group Hong Kong Services Ltd. 


Andreas Buchenthal – Vice-Chairman, Passenger Vehicles

CEO, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong, Ltd.


Venessa Wong – Vice-Chairman, Commercial Vehicles

‎Regional (South) Director, Scania China and Hong Kong


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Position Papers