The pan-European eCall is coming – eventually. But will it be too late to be the essential traffic safety service it was meant to be? And will anyone still profit from it? In the first of a two-part series, Siegfried Mortkowitz reports.
Ten years ago, the idea of an emergency in-car system that, in case of an accident requiring mechanical and/or medical assistance, would automatically and instantaneously notify the nearest emergency call center anywhere in Europe seemed like a brilliant idea.
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Telematics for Fleet Management Europe 2014