About this initiative


This initiative provides a long-term framework for planning research and pre-deployment programmes for driverless vehicles across the EU and nationally.

This is in line with the May 2018 Communication ‘On the road to automated mobility: an EU strategy for mobility of the future’. Through the initiative, all relevant research and innovation activities can be streamlined, creating opportunities for integrated mobility solutions.

Business and industry, Climate action, Energy, Transport
Type of act
Proposal for a regulation


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Feedback period
30 July 2019 - 27 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • EAC European Automobile Clubs asbl (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Consumer organisation
    EAC European Automobile Clubs asbl (Belgium)

    Since its inception the European Automobile Clubs asbl (EAC) comprising currently six member clubs from Austria, Germany, Slovakia as well as Bosnia and Herzegovina representing above 3 million road users has been advocating for effective harmonisation of rules and regulations as concerns the use of motorised vehicles across Europe in order to enhance road safety and sustainable mobility in and beyond the European Union. As a consumer...

  • Anonymous (Sweden)
    27 August 2019 Public authority
    Anonymous (Sweden)

    The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) welcomes the initiative from the European Commission. The development of connected, cooperated and automated mobility is an important tool on the road towards a sustainable transport system. The Swedish Transport Administration shares the veiw of the need for a long term framework for research on the European level and the need for cooperation between public and private stakeholders. The...

  • Conference of European Directors of Roads (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Other
    Conference of European Directors of Roads (Belgium)

    The Conference of European Road Directors (CEDR) represents national road authorities and appreciates the distribution of the Commission’s latest proposals for a European Partnership for safe and automated road transport. CEDR members are interested in the development and consequences of connected and automated mobility. Many CEDR members are actively involved in the development of such technologies and some could be interested to become...

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Feedback period
11 September 2019 - 06 November 2019 (midnight Brussels time)

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First quarter 2020

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