Called car-to-car or vehicle-to-vehicle communication, it lets cars broadcast their position, speed, steering-wheel position, brake status, and other data to other vehicles within a few hundred meters.
Car-to-car communication should also have a bigger impact than the advanced vehicle automation technologies that have been more widely heralded.
recently announced having begun real-world testing of future technologies as part of a research program aimed to advance car-to-car
and car-to-infrastructure communication in Europe.
Auto Business News-August 9, 2012--Daimler AG to test car-to-car
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Addressing both data and control network systems, articles discuss technological topics such as commercial and military applications, car-to-car
and car-to-infrastructure systems, railway remote control, and network security and dependability as well as subjects including communications protocol standardization and inter-industry and international cooperation.
Its range has been extended to address requirements for car-to-car
communication and remote diagnostics.
This isn't a quote from some telematics guru outlining the need for car-to-car
and car-to-infrastructure communication.
Banked turns, car-to-car
and car-to-wall collisions test reflexes and driving competence as players compete against 23 other race cars (the other leading games have only 12) to win the checkered flag.
And at its R&D facility in Warren, GM is testing what's likely to be the first generation of car-to-car