Monthly Round Up: June 2013

June saw the Think.Eat.Save anti-food waste campaign, the rise of the PRISM spying scandal, the implementation of e-Call, the automated emergency call in cars, and has reminded us that roaming charges in the EU will once again be lowered come July. All this and more in our latest monthly round-up.

Cars to be able to dial emergency services in case of serious accidents by 2015

An emergency call system for road accidents is to be part of all new models of cars and light vehicles in the EU from 2015 onwards. The eCall system will automatically dial the single European emergency number 112 in the event of a serious accident, communicating the vehicle’s location to first respondents even when participants[…]