A summary of the policy debate ‘Digital transport services for people: The next steps for sustainable European solutions’ is now available.
Ha Long, Viet Nam, 21 November 2019: In their second such event since 2018, ICAO and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) brought together South East Asian aviation officials this week to discuss new ways to improve local cooperation and strengthen regional safety performance.
By European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA)
Particularly given the fast-emerging market developments in digitalization, connectivity, autonomous driving, the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence, which are supported by intangible products and / or services, such as software, sensors, connectivity, apps, it is the view of CLEPA that the scope and the application of strict liability should be extended to include all relevant market participants and stakeholders, involved in this new ecosystem. That would include all those who provide reasonably expected levels of safety throughout the supply chain, who bring their specific use cases and / or applications to the deployment of CAVs, such as all kinds of services, data, connectivity, telecom, software and infrastructure providers (currently excluded from product liability).
The summary of the hearing is now available.
New technologies that offer safety and efficiency benefits will define the rail system of the future. GNSS is one such technology and is already being used to track rolling-stock, and in passenger information, traffic management and predictive maintenance systems. In his speech at the ERTMS conference #CCRCC2019 “The Engine for the Digital Future,” European GNSS Agency (GSA) Executive Director Carlo des Dorides outlined how his Agency is working with the rail sector.
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, €22.2 million of public support to upgradetraffic management equipment on freight locomotives in the Netherlands. The scheme will contribute to making railway systems more interoperable in the EU without unduly distorting competition.
The EBRD’s Board of Directors has approved a new Transport Sector Strategy for the five years 2019-2024, refining the previous period’s Strategy to work in a more focussed way on emerging global green economy and climate targets in a sector that, while slow to change, is a catalyst for economic and inclusive growth.
A publication from the European Parliamentary Research Service.
EURACTIV invites you to this Stakeholder Forum to discuss the future of mobility in a greener context.
On 16 October 2019, SESAR members and partners showcased progress made on the virtual centre, a solution identified in the recently published Airspace Architecture Study as a critical element for optimising Europe’s airspace.
The EU expert group on competitiveness of the EU Rail Supply industry has endorsed several recommendations in order to maintain the global leadership of the rail supply industry. The recommendations envisage additional measures while ensuring synergies with the policy measures already in place to meet the current challenges of the rail supply industry.