Trials Begin for Next-Gen Connected Car Technology

A GROUP of leading automotive, telecom and information technology companies, including Nissan, has announced its first trials of Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (CV2X) technology in Japan.

The trials aim to validate and demonstrate the benefits of the technology that will help to create the connected car of the future.

The state-of-the-art tech can be used to complement other driving assistance systems and extend a vehicle’s ability to see, hear and communicate further down the road, even at blind junctions.

Tetsuo Sasaki, General Manager of Connected Car and Services Engineering at Nissan, said: “We are pleased to have the opportunity to participate in this C-V2X trial. We expect this new communication technology to assist us to offer new safety and convenience features.”

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The other partners in the trial are Continental, Ericsson, NTT DOCOMO, Inc., OKI and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM).

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