EU Vehicle Data Consultation and the Evolving EU Regulatory Landscape for Connected Vehicles

April 12, 2022

In the coming years, data collected by vehicles will be subject to a new EU regulatory regime consisting of horizontal rules applicable across many industries and vertical rules designed specifically for the automotive sector. In February 2022, the EU Commission adopted a proposal for a new Data Act, which sets out overall principles for data access to connected products, introducing user rights to access and share data, contractual principles for business-to-business data exchange, and switching principles for cloud services. However, according to the Commission, the Data Act may not go into sufficient detail for the provision of data-dependent services in the automotive sector.  

 

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