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eCall in-vehicle system — type-approval
The regulation applies to:
All new types of these vehicles must:
Technical requirements and test procedures
By means of a delegated act, the European Commission adopted Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/79. This regulation supplements and amends Regulation (EU) 2015/758 in setting out detailed technical requirements and test procedures for the EC type-approval of motor vehicles in respect of their 112-based eCall in-vehicle systems, separate technical units and components.
Privacy and data protection
Any personal data processed through the eCall system must comply with EU data protection and privacy rules (see summary). The regulation also sets out a number of specific rules including:
Since 31 March 2018, EC type-approval is only granted to vehicles and eCall systems that conform to this regulation.
Article 2(2), Article 5(8) and (9), Article 6(12) and (13) and Articles 8, 9, 10 and 12 have applied since 8 June 2015, when the Commission was to have adopted legislation by means of delegated or implementing acts, if appropriate. The remaining articles have applied since 31 March 2018.
For more information, see:
Regulation (EU) 2015/758 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 concerning type-approval requirements for the deployment of the eCall in-vehicle system based on the 112 service and amending Directive 2007/46/EC (OJ L 123, 19.5.2015, pp. 77-89)
Successive amendments to Regulation (EU) 2015/758 have been incorporated into the original text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the effectiveness of the implementation of the single European emergency number ‘112’ (COM(2020) 808 final, 15.12.2020)
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016, pp. 1-88)
See consolidated version.
last update 28.05.2021