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Qualcomm to work with Ford on first C-V2X trials in USA

Qualcomm has claimed a double first in Colorado, teaming up with Panasonic and Ford to trial Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technologies over this summer. The project will assess C-V2X capabilities on roads firstly throughout Panasonic’s own CityNOW headquarters in Denver, followed by deployments in select areas along the state’s portion of the Interstate 70 (I-70) transcontinental highway in the US. This extends an earlier project between the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Panasonic. Qualcomm claims this is the first deployment of C-V2X technology in the US, even though at this stage it is just a trial. From CDOT’s point of view this is also an opportunity to compare C-V2X with its principal alternative for short range V2V or V2X communications…

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