The EU is considering a number of new feature requirements for future vehicles. Naturally, the auto industry is resisting this. If the changes become mandatory there then I expect the same requirements to make their way to the States.
The recommended new safety requirements include:
- automated emergency braking
- intelligent speed adaptation
- alcohol interlock devices
- cameras that replace rear-view mirrors
Here is a link to the full article: http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/04/16/eu-autos-safety-idINKBN0N72AX20150416