Embedding eCall as a service will accelerate deployment but challenges remain

August 15, 2018 by  
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By speeding up the emergency response time, eCall is set to contribute to safer roads in Europe. Since April 2018, OEMs are now obliged by law to equip new vehicles with an eCall device able to detect accidents and automatically establish a voice connection with the relevant 112 operators. This pan-European mandate is aimed at […]

eCall to be mandatory on new car models from 31 March 2018

January 26, 2015 by  
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From Maria Grazia Verardi As anticipated in our first article on eCall (the European automatic emergency service, 112-based), the European Parliament and council negotiators have finally agreed the deal on a life-saving automatic emergency call system for cars in the first week of December 2014. This deal has been backed by Internal Market Committee MEPs […]

Connected vehicles services: legal and regulatory update

August 18, 2014 by  
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This month, we asked Osborne Clarke to analyse the main legal developments since the publication of the UBI global study in October 2013 and their potential impact on the industry. The eCall Mandate The proposals for eCall legislation are now coming together with (i) all models newly type-approved needing to be fitted with eCall technology […]

Usage-based Insurance set for the mainstream?

February 26, 2013 by  
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  PTOLEMUS tracks the UBI / insurance telematics landscape on a regular basis. We notably published a 400-page report on the subject last June. We are currently seeing the insurance market move from suspicion to recognition of the model. Within a few days, the economic press has issued numerous articles on the subject, highlighting both its […]

M2M Telematics: Fleet Management & Usage Based Insurance

February 18, 2013 by  
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PTOLEMUS will be present at the M2M Telematics for Fleet Management and Usage Based Insurance conference in London on 20th-21st February 2013. Frederic Bruneteau, our managing partner, will present the Insurance Telematics Study, the most comprehensive report ever written on insurance telematics. Frederic will also participate to a panel discussion on the eCall mandate impacts. We will notably answer […]