Insights on connected mobility in the automotive sector

Vehicle data for commercial use is currently a subject of heated discussion at both the EU and national level. The questions around obtaining and pricing access to such data has led government authorities to consider the introduction of regulating measures. However, the analysis suggests that the introduction of such regulations at this time could be premature, given early stage of this market’s development. Indeed, before establishing the regulatory framework, it would be advisable to explore fully the various capabilities of existing competition law tools. Also, there are usefull insights to be gleaned from competition authorities operating in other sectors with data challenges analogous to those facing the automotive industry. Moreover, many new regulatory model will have to take account of existing data protection as the GDPR. Most critical, however, is the imperative to ring-fence certain intellectual property rights to preserve the viability of the vehicle manufacturers.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. Access to vehicle data is currently the subject of national and European reflection on the relevance of a regulation and its modalities. At the national level, article 32 of Act No. 2019-1428 of 24 December 2019 on mobility guidelines provides, inter alia, that: "I. - Under the conditions laid down in article 38 of the Constitution, the Government is authorized to take by ordinance, within 12 months of the promulgation of this Act, any measure falling within the scope of the law in order to ...: (...) 6° Allow non-discriminatory access to relevant vehicle data for the development of services related to the vehicle for the repair, maintenance and

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  • Comité des constructeurs français d’automobiles (Paris)


Gaël Bouquet, Insights on connected mobility in the automotive sector, November 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 96906,

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