REPRESENTING THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
With 900 companies representing 100,000 jobs, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region plays a significant role in the sector. Uniting this industry, which is deeply-rooted in the local economic fabric, CARA is the regional association of the automobile industry, thereby representing the Automobile Platform (PFA).
CARA, PARTNER OF THE PFA
Appointed to represent the Automobile Platform (PFA) in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, CARA places a special focus on connecting with its members, gathering details of their requirements and expectations, as well as carrying out the PFA actions in the region.
As an organisation that collectively benefits the industry, the aim of the Automobile and Mobility section of the PFA is to help establish, coordinate and promote the actions required to boost competitiveness and strengthen the French automobile industry, namely by:
Coordinating drive and innovation, leading priority programmes and facilitating collaboration between different players;
Taking a proactive approach in areas of regulations, norms and standards at both national and international level, to provide businesses with optimal conditions for development;
Supporting the development of small and medium-sized businesses and mid-market companies (management, export, performance, pooling, etc.), by providing assistance with strategy and their operational procedures;
Building long-term relations of trust and improving the quality of customer/supplier relationships to create value for all parties involved;
Anticipating skills for the jobs of today and the future and improving the match between requirements and training.