EU wants ‘connected’ cars on their way in 2015 with new standard




At the request of the European Commission is Wednesday, the first set of standards for Cooperative Intelligence Transport Systems published. This calls for different vehicles may include communicate in the Netherlands. From 2015 with each other and with the road infrastructure

The standard was developed by the European standardization bodies CEN and ETSI. In developing major car manufacturers, their suppliers and businesses in the area were involved in infrastructure. There should also be cooperation with Japanese and American organizations for a global rollout. The first effect of a Cooperative Intelligent Transport System based on the standard needs to be done on a route between Rotterdam, Frankfurt and Vienna, then the first connected cars could drive in 2015. Along the route

According to the vice-president of the European Commission, Neelie Kroes, the standard should provide for more safety on the road. Vehicles with connectivity based on the specification, for example, must be able to get the user to the ghost riding, there is a barrier on its route or that there are other events that affect its safety warnings. Not only do cars can communicate with each other before, but also with road infrastructure itself.

The EU would have been put on collaborative transportation systems in forty projects since 2002 $ 180 million, the results of which are now used for the standards. According Kroes fragmented spectrum policy in the EU can still provide an obstacle to the success of smart vehicles . This policy would roll out high-speed broadband networks hamper.


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