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Toyota plans to equip vehicles in US with V2X communication systems by 2021

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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).

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