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New connected car standards put Europe into top gear

graphic illustration of connecting cars
© BMW AG

(12/02/2014) Imagine that you are driving along, and a message is projected on your windscreen, warning you of an accident that has just happened around the next corner. This could soon be a reality thanks to new European standards. Connected cars, able to communicate with each other and with road infrastructures, are expected to appear on European roads in 2015.

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Additional Information

Commission Press Room: IP/14/141

See also: Q&A on Connected Cars