31 Dec '16, 8pm

US Regulators Clashing With Automobile and Telecom Companies Over V2V Rules

A new federal proposal for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications comes from a dozen years of discussions, but it may have chosen an unpopular technology. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sees V2V being essential in advancing connectivity, autonomous vehicles, and safety. The agency estimates up to 1,321 lives a year could be saved by V2V-related applications if the mandate goes is adopted. The new technology will see its launch next year in the 2017 Cadillac CTS. The NHTSA proposal would mandate V2V technology, and it coincides with the Department of Transportation seeking guidance for vehicle-to-infrastructure communication and testing it across the country. “This rule is something that has been contemplated for more than 12 years,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “From a safety perspective, this is a no-brainer.” Analysts and ...

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