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EU is about to make defining decision on V2X market

The European Commission policy group DG Connect has just opened a 12-week consultation, to assess V2X communication in Europe. The consultation will likely be followed by a directive, which could define the standard that should be followed in Europe for V2X communication. However, the EU’s preference for neutrality could still win out on the issue – meaning it could take no further regulatory stance. The decision will affect the two significant camps in the V2X market; IEEE 802.11p-based DSRC backed by NXP, Denso, VW, Toyota, AutoTalks, and Commsigmia; and the C-V2X backed by Qualcomm, Nokia and several premium automakers. As it currently stands, these two V2X technologies cannot speak the same language, and even interfere with each other – so…

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