World of Energy Solutions in Stuttgart – 6 to 8 October 2014

The Rhône-Alpes Automotive Cluster will participate to the WORLD OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS, an international trade fair and conference – and thus an important platform for speeding up the change to alternative energy sources.

It addresses all players involved in the manufacturing of battery and energy storage systems for mobile and stationary implementation. All areas are dealt with, from raw materials to turnkey battery systems.

Visit the event website for further information:

Automotive mission – 7 to 11 September 2014

Four French automotive clusters – LUTB – Rhône-Alpes Automotive Cluster, Pôle véhicule du futur, Mov’éo & ID4CAR join forces to set-up a collective mission from 7 to 11 September 2014 focusing on technological partnerships. Attendees will in particular be given the opportunity to participate to the ITS World Congress.


  • Participation in the ITS World Congress in Detroit
  • Corporate, research centers and universities  visits
  • B2B meetings in Detroit (US) and Montréal (Canada)

Please email us at for registration and for more information regarding the event.

Business trip in US and Canada – 17 to 20 June 2014

Ubifrance mission in Toronto and Chicago will provide a great opportunity to meet the key stakeholders of urban mobility in two fast-growing North American areas.


  • Presentation of urban development projects by the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Agency and Greater Toronto
  • Corporate visits in Chicago and Toronto
  • Workshop with French companies established in US & Canada
  • Networking and B2B meetings

Cost: 1680€ (excl. VAT)

Please contact Camille Bosveil for further information and registration.

Automotive mission: Korea & Taiwan – 23 to 28 June 2014

A business trip in Korea and Taiwan will be organised by four automotive clusters : LUTB / Rhône-Alpes Automotive Cluster, Movéo, ID4Car and Pôle Véhicule du Futur. We invite you to participate to an automotive mission focusing on technological partnerships with 3 main clusters of issues as vehicle electrification, batteries & charging stations.


  • Corporate visits: automotive and batteries manufacturers
  • Research centers visits
  • Seminars and networking, B2B meetings

Cost : 2415€ (all included)

Members only can benefit from the offer.

Please contact Camille Bosveil for further information and registration.

Automotive mission in Indonesia – 18 to 20 March 2014

The French Vehicle Equipment Industries Association organizes a business trip in Indonesia in March 2014 to present the fast-growing Indonesian  automotive market. An opportunity to discover new opportunities in the South-Asian market and to meet Astra International, Renault Indonesia, Nissan, Valéo and many other French companies based in Indonesia. A visit of INAPA (International Auto Parts, Accessories and Equip Exhibition) Trade Show is also planned.

Cost: 1850€ (excluding GST) – travel and accommodation costs not included.

Please contact Camille Bosveil at to register.

Mission in Germany & Austria – 31 March to 3 April 2014

Ubifrance mission in Germany and Austria will provide a great opportunity to meet the key automotive market players in Bavaria and Austria : visit BMW R&D main site in Munich, BMW Motoren in Steyr, a center of excellence in lightweight construction (LKR) in Ranshofen; meet the automotive clusters in Bayern (Bayern Innovatic) and Upper Austria and arrange BtoB meetings with automotive market players.

Cost: 2400€ (excluding GST) – travel and accommodation costs not included.

Please contact Camille Bosveil at to register.

Business trip in Russia – 16 to 21 February 2014

The CCI Paris Ile-de-France invites you to participate to a business trip dedicated to the automotive industry. It will take place from 16 to 21 February in Togliatti, Moscow and St Petersburg.

This is a great opportunity to meet top stakeholders of the Russian automotive industry through business meetings, corporate visits and a participation to AutoInvest (Annual International Conference on Investment Attraction to Automotive Component Industry).

Contact Ludmila VILARRASA for more information.

Call for proposals – Automotive Techdays® 5 & 6 June 2014

Since our first edition in April 2012 was a successful achievement, Rhône-Alpes Automotive Cluster will give you another opportunity to promote awareness and recognition of your collaborative innovations (companies, laboratories, technical centers, universities etc.)

The 2014 edition will first take place in Rhône-Alpes in June 2014 and then in Germany (also possibly elsewhere abroad) and in Toulouse.

We intend to bring together innovative project leaders, senior buyers and R&D directors of the Tier 1 French and foreign manufacturers and component suppliers.

The Rhône-Alpes Automotive Cluster is therefore calling for applications with a view to selecting the most innovative collaborative projects and giving you the opportunity to showcase your technologies to top manufacturers and suppliers.

The Automotive Techdays® are an opportunity to highlight the weight of innovative automotive technologies in Rhône-Alpes, especially in the following areas: “Electrification of Vehicles”, “Lightweight Materials” & “Supply chain Excellence”.

Please download the application form here.

Do not hesitate to contact us at or should you need any further information.

12th Auto Expo in India – 5 to 8 February 2014

Rhône-Alpes Automotive Cluster in partnership with Ubifrance invites you to participate to the largest automotive event in Asia and second largest worldwide. Auto Expo will be held in India from 5 to 8 February 2014.

Please visit the Auto Expo website should you require any further information.

Contact us at to register for the event.

US Work Truck Show – 5 to 7 March 2014

North America’s Largest Work Truck Event will take place from March 5 to 7 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Register for the event through Ubifrance and LUTB-RAAC and enjoy 500,000 square feet of vocational trucks and equipment, newest products and technical support from more than 500 exhibitors, and more than 60 educational sessions on top-of-mind industry issues.

Please visit the NTEA website for more information.

Contact us at to register for the event.