NEW CASTLE, U.K. ā€“ European auto makers have committed to an ambitious program to develop a pan-European in-car emergency-call system known as eCall. The European Automobile Manufacturers Assn. (ACEA), which represents 13 car, bus and truck makers, has signed an agreement with the European Commission and ERTICO, a non-profit group backing the implementation of intelligent-vehicle systems, to take the European Union's eCall program forward. The basic idea behind eCall is to fit all ...

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