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January 13th, 2012
Russia Decides to Make Glonass Mandatory for New Cars

The Russian news agency Interfax informed that from 2013 all new Russian-made cars will be equipped with the ERA-GLONASS by default, quoting Yaroslav Domaratskiy, Director of Customer Equipment R&D Centre at NIS-GLONASS. GLONASS is the Russian Global Navigation Satellite System. All new cars to be sold from the beginning of 2013 must be equipped with a navigation and communication unit and an alarm button, Domaratskiy said. Russian designers say that in case of emergency GLONASS will locate the place of the accident, and transmit the data to a response centre. Read More