The European standardization bodies ETSI and CEN have just issued the first interim report detailing the progress on the standards, technical specifications and guidelines for intelligent transport systems in Europe which are based on vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) and infrastructure-to-infrastructure (I2I) communications. The interim report includes priorities and timelines. It is based on the Commission's mandate to the standardization bodies of 6 October 2009.