Toyota to start deploying vehicletovehicle tech in 2021

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© 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows the Toyota logo on the trunk of a 2018 Toyota Prius on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Toyota says it will start equipping models with technology to talk to other vehicles starting in 2021, as it tries to push safety communications forward. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. In this Sunday, April 15, 2018, photo an unsold 2018 Prius sits on a Toyota dealer’s lot in the south Denver suburb of Englewood, Colo. Toyota says it will start equipping models with technology to talk to other vehicles starting in 2021, as it tries to push safety communications forward. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Toyota says it will start equipping models with technology to talk to other vehicles starting in 2021, as it tries to push safety communications forward. The company says most of its U.S. models should have the feature by the mid-2020s. Automatic braking to be standard on top-selling Nissans Explore further Vehicle-to-vehicle signals can warn others of heavy braking ahead or that another vehicle is headed into their path.Vice President of Product Planning Andrew Coetzee (Cute-ZEE) says the cars would use dedicated airwaves to send signals up to 984 feet (300 meters).Coetzee hopes other automakers will join. Others are testing it and standards have been developed so they can communicate.Toyota is leading on automatic emergency braking, making it standard on all but four models. The industry has agreed to make it standard on all models in 2022. Citation: Toyota to start deploying vehicle-to-vehicle tech in 2021 (2018, April 16) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-04-toyota-deploying-vehicle-to-vehicle-tech.html

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