In the context of the trilogue negotiations on the Cybersecurity Act, T&D Europe and co-signing associations have sent a letter to decison-makers to highlight the need for the forthcoming cybersecurity certification scheme to be flexible and future-proof in order to encourage innovation and competitiveness of EU industry.
The new Commission proposal must go further, taking all available forms of transport into account. It should focus on intermodality in freight and passenger transport. In the opinion drafted by Giulia Barbucci and adopted at its October plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) backs the Third Mobility Package presented by the Commission but advocates a more ambitious project not limited to road transport.
The past decades have seen substantial improvements in the performance of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology. The satellite signals have been modernised, and by the end of 2018, multi-band GNSS will become affordable. These advances set the stage for the next big theme in GNSS: achieving decimeter- or centimeter-level accuracy.