CCAP Becomes a Member of the “China Association of Automobile Manufacturers”30. June 2016
As the first certification authority in China, the CCAP (China Certification Centre for Automotive Products) became a member of the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). CAAM is a Non-Profit-Organization, operating in various areas of China’s automotive industry, and has nearly 2,600 members. CAAM itself is a member of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles (OICA), which is an advocacy group of the automotive industry.
CAAM was founded in Beijing in 1987. China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) gathers statistics, keeps track of industry technology and economic information to follows the trends in market and technology at home and abroad. CAAM also tracks technical advances in regards to energy-saving and new energy technologies, intellectual property, circular economy and remanufacturing, and auto safety. They provide up to date automotive information services for enterprises, government departments and the public through multiple approaches such as information release conferences, websites and publications.
CAAM also provides standards, certifications, tests and other services to the domestic and foreign automotive industry, government departments and other organizations. CAAM`s aim is to play a role in the sustainable development of the Chinese automotive industry.
The CCAP is the Chinese certification authority, conducting automotive certifications on a national and international level. Their certification is based on the Chinese guidelines and laws such as the GB Standards and the corresponding Implementation rules. Their goal is to maintain high standards in their certifications as set by the Chinese government in regards to safety.
To implement the objectives, the CCAP employs specialized, professional auditors who are trained at state institutions focusing in the area of product certification. All of the auditors have extensive experience in the automotive sector. In addition, the CCAP have testing laboratories which are accredited by CNAS (China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment). These test labs are focused on safety and flammability testing of automotive products.
MPR China Certification GmbH has a very strong relationship with the CCAP. We will exhibit jointly with the CCAP at the next IZB trade show in October. You can learn more about our trade fair experience here.
Furthermore MPR China Certification GmbH was the only non-Chinese company awarded as an “Outstanding Certification Company” by the CCAP in 2013.