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Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament [...] on the Intelligent Car Initiative "Raising Awareness of ICT for Smarter, Safer and Cleaner Vehicles", COM(2006) 59 final

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Abstract

The present Communication is an answer to the need of the citizen, the industry and the Member States to solve transport related societal problems and improve Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) take up. The Communication presents the Intelligent Car Initiative as a policy framework for actions in this area. The Intelligent car initiative is composed of 3 pillars: the eSafety Forum, the ICT research programme and the awareness raising actions.
On 1 June 2005 the Commission adopted the initiative "i2010: European Information Society 2010 for growth and employment" as a comprehensive strategy for modernising and deploying all EU policy instruments to encourage the development of the digital economy. i2010 consists of three pillars: a Single European Information Space, Innovation and Investment, and an Inclusive European Information Society. The "Intelligent Car" is one of the 3 Flagship initiatives proposed within the third pillar with the objective to raise the visibility of the vital contribution of ICT to the quality of life. The "Intelligent Car Initiative" on smart, safe and clean transport, focuses on road vehicles and addresses safety and environmental challenges caused by increased road use.

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Record Number: 7365 / Last updated on: 2006-04-27
Category: COM DOCUMENT
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