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V2X Industry News

Innovating for Smart Vehicles in a Smart World

By staging_0mu43t | June 5, 2019

Source: Medium By Don Butler, Executive Director, Ford Connected Vehicle Platform and Product We’ve been talking about the promise of cellular vehicle to everything technology — or C-V2X — for more than a year and have committed to adding the capability to our future vehicles to make people’s lives better with safer, more efficient driving. But we know to…

Wind River and Airbiquity team on Vehicle-to-Cloud OTA Solutions for Connected and Autonomous Cars

By staging_0mu43t | June 5, 2019

Source: TelematicsWire.net Proper and proactive management of software over the course of a vehicle’s lifecycle is becoming increasingly important to enhance performance, maintain value, and address safety and security threats. Using OTA, carmakers can securely transmit diagnostic and operational data and efficiently deploy software updates to mitigate recall expenses and enable new vehicle features. In…

One Year In, 50,000 Self-Driving Rides Later

By staging_0mu43t | June 3, 2019

Source: Lyft Self-driving cars are a central part of our vision for reducing individual car ownership, creating safer streets, and alleviating congestion. Alongside providing on-demand options for shared rides, electric bikes, scooters, and transit, self-driving cars in the Lyft app provide another way for people to get around reliably without needing to own a car.…

A new look at autonomous-vehicle infrastructure

By staging_0mu43t | May 26, 2019

    By Tyler Duvall, Eric Hannon, Jared Katseff, Ben Safran, and Tyler Wallace May 24, 2019 Source: Automotive World What infrastructure improvements will promote the growth of autonomous vehicles while simultaneously encouraging shared ridership? Imagine a future in which fleets of autonomous buses and shuttles effortlessly navigate through city streets to their designated stops. Ridesharing services…

Pai Wants Fresh Look at 5.9 GHz

By staging_0mu43t | May 16, 2019

Source: InsideTowers FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday at the WiFi World Congress, the Commission will soon take another look at the 5.9 GHz band. Twenty years ago, the Commission reallocated 75 megahertz of spectrum in this band for a service called Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC).  This technology was designed to allow car-to-car communications,…

Waymo CTO: 5G will be a self-driving car ‘accelerator and enabler’

By staging_0mu43t | May 9, 2019

Source: VentureBeat Waymo CTO Dmitri Dolgov thinks 5G and next-generation cellular networks will be “an enabler” of the company’s autonomous car fleets, he told reporters this morning during a meeting at Waymo’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. “I think it’ll help in terms of communication [and with] latency and bandwidth,” he said, noting that Waymo’s driverless Chrysler…

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure

By staging_0mu43t | May 7, 2019

SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mobile network in Korea. Source: ZDNet By Corinne Reichert | April 29, 2019 — 03:41 GMT (20:41 PDT) | Topic: 5G SK Telecom has announced a series of deals to use its 5G network for applications…

FCA selects HARMAN and Google Technologies to enhance connected life

By staging_0mu43t | May 1, 2019

Source: Press Release Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) announced today that it will use HARMAN (Samsung) and Google technologies to deliver a new “ecosystem” that will enhance the connected life of FCA vehicle owners globally. Off-board, the system will promptly and securely manage in-vehicle and additional data using an architecture based on…

Toyota to pause its deployment of V2X technology

By staging_0mu43t | April 29, 2019

Source: SmartHighways.net Multinational automotive manufacturer Toyota has decided to pause the deployment of V2X technology in its vehicles.  Last April Toyota announced that it would deploy Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) systems on vehicles sold in the United States starting in 2021. The company also encouraged other automakers and transportation infrastructure owners and operators to quickly commit…

Robo-Rigs: The Scientist, The Unicorn And The $700 Billion Race To Create Self-Driving Semi-Trucks

By staging_0mu43t | April 25, 2019

Alan Ohnsman Forbes Staff TransportationI write about technology-driven changes reshaping transportationSource: Forbes Southeast of Tucson’s airport, tucked into a patch of Sonoran Desert dotted with cholla cactus and paloverde trees, is a sand-colored industrial building with a horizontal emerald-green slash over the entry doors. Only when a Peter­bilt semi-truck loaded with cameras and sensors rumbles out…