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Toyota tosses toys from toddler transport system, in V2X tantrum

Toyota has had enough of this industry foot-dragging and stalling, and has thrown considerable shade at its peers – declaring that it will not be deploying V2X technologies in the US in 2021, as was previously the plan as had been announced in April last year. It attributes the decision to a need for greater industry commitment, and for the US government to preserve the 5.9 GHz DSRC spectrum. Those in the cellular camp of the ongoing V2X dispute will probably be smirking, as this seems like a response to the mounting pressure on DSRC and the 802.11p approach in the US. However, across the pond, the C-V2X technologies appear to have been given a bloody nose, as the European…

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