Text adopted by Parliament, 2nd reading  
2013/0165(COD) - 28/04/2015  

The European Parliament legislative adopted a resolution approving, unamended, the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the deployment of the eCall in-vehicle system based on the 112 service and amending Directive 2007/46/EC.

The aim of the proposed Regulation is to mandate the eCall in-vehicle system for new types of cars and vans in the framework of the motor vehicle type approval, requiring these vehicles to be constructed as to ensure that in the event of serious road accidents an emergency call to the common European emergency call number 112 is triggered automatically. The regulation provides rules relating to the protection of privacy and data.