eSafety in 2006
Extra safety, not extra prices for intelligent systems, say
According to a recent Eurobarometer study, European motorists attach high importance to safety in choosing a car, but the perceived high price and lack of understanding of the benefits still slow down market penetration of intelligent safety systems. The European Commission has already recognised this and has increased efforts to raise awareness of the real benefits of intelligent safety systems...
Download the survey in PDF:
Third eSafety Commission Communication "Bringing eCall back on track
- Action Plan" has been adopted by the European Commission on 23
November 2006, and was presented today by Commissioner Reding to the
members of the Transport, Telecommunications & Energy Council.
Press Release. More
On the occasion of the Council meeting, Iceland has signed the eCall Memorandum of Understanding. Seven EU Member States plus Norway & Switzerland have already committed themselves to the European Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of the automatic emergency call (eCall) in the event of a car accident. Iceland is therefore the 10th state which makes this commitment.
Status of MoU's Signatures. More
More Pictures and
summary of the MoU Signature by Iceland.
World Congress London 2006
Commissioner Reding's speech
The new eSafety video is now available.
Workshop “ICT for Safer Mobility”, 26/09/2006,
Launch of the new 'eSafety Aware' platform, for User Awareness.
|26/09||Adoption of the 'Working document on data protection and privacy implications in eCall initiative' by Article 29 Working Party.|
consultation 'Saving lives with Daytime Running Lights (DRL)'
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR ENERGY AND TRANSPORT
(Deadline for comments: 17 November 2006)
|18/07||Consultation paper on ICT for Mobility Objective published for comments|
The ongoing consultation process for the Strategic Objective “ICT for Mobility” aims at consolidating the stakeholders’ views on research needs for FP7 with specific focus on the ICT work programme 2007-2008 in the area of ICT for Transport. More
|01/07||Futuris on EuroNews|
|The "Intelligent Cars" video, aired by EuroNews.|
|08/06||Norway signs the eCall Memorandum of Understanding|
|Secretary of State Steinulf Tungesvik is signing the eCall Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications.|
|Commissioner Reding congratulates Secretary of State Tungesvik on the signing of the MoU|
Press Release : Norway signs the eCall MoU.
List of signatures - updated.
eCall documents related to the discussion of and the vote on the eCall Report (Titley Report) in the European Parliament :
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Realisation of Interoperable In-Vehicle eCall.
Workshop on Spectrum Requirements for Road Safety, Brussels
The purpose was to get the interested parties together to discuss:
Intelligent Car Initiative launching event, Autoworld, Brussels
The largest gathering ever of Intelligent Cars
|Commissioner Reding's Speech||'The Intelligent Car Initiative - Raising Awareness of ICT for Smarter, Safer and Cleaner Vehicles'|
Adopted on 15 February 2006.
"Raising Awareness of ICT for Smarter, Safer and Cleaner Vehicles"
EN, 164KB DE, 197KB FR, 184KB
Other languages can be found here.
|Press Fact Sheet||Why a European initiative on the Intelligent Car?|
|Press Release||'Intelligent cars: life-saving technologies need stronger support by industry and policy-makers, says Commission'|
|Press Background Info I||'The Commission’s Intelligent Car Flagship under the i2010 initiative: Questions and Answers'|
|Press Background Info II||'European research to advance road safety'|
|Media Highlights||'State-of-the-art technologies that could equip your next new car'|
|Director-General F.Colasanti||Speaking points|
21 february 2006
Last update: 10/10/2011