Toyota plans to equip vehicles in US with V2X communication systems by 2021
Japanese automaker aims to equip most of its lineups under Toyota and Lexus brand with V2X systems by mid-2020s
Toyota has announced plans to equip its vehicles in the United States with Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC)-based vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication systems, beginning 2021, the company said in a press release on 16 April. The Japanese automaker aims to equip most of its lineups under Toyota and Lexus brand with V2X systems by mid-2020s. “By allowing vehicles’ intelligent systems to collaborate more broadly and effectively through DSRC technology, we can help drivers realize a future with zero fatalities from crashes, better traffic flow and less congestion,” said Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America (TMNA).