The vast majority of European motorists (84 percent) want the data their vehicle generates to be protected by the common privacy rules.
Modern cars are a source of technical information because new cars are more often equipped with internet (connected car) and a bunch of sensors. Manufacturers can include in the data sent back to servers anything, for example proof of distracted driving, often without the car owner knowing about it.
The respondents are prepared to share some data, for example, about their location in case, but they want to decide themselves with whom they share it. They are worried about hackers and commercial use of their data.
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Matthew Johnson, a small tech business owner retired and found his passion in journalism.