• Now is the time to ensure consumer choice in the digital automotive aftermarket

    13 March 2018

    Following the European Parliament plenary vote for the European Commission to develop binding legislation on connected car data, FIA Region I has released a statement on the recommendation for a regulatory proposal by no later than the end of this year. The decision was included as part of a report on the European strategy on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems.

    Laurianne Krid, Director General of FIA Region I said: “The European Parliament has made a strong statement in defence of consumers by calling on the Commission to come up with binding rules for on an open, secure and interoperable telematics platform for in-vehicle data. Coupled with strict data protection and security requirements, this will allow for an equal footing between independent service providers and car makers. Now is the time to ensure consumer choice in what is a rapidly growing digital automotive aftermarket.”

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    Andrea Campbell
    Head of Communications, FIA Region I
    +32 2 282 0813