Forget about 5G

Forget about 5G
by Roger C. Lanctot on 09-20-2019 at 10:00 am

Image RemovedThere is a vast amount of hubbub in the automotive industry regarding the onset of 5G technology. Industry excitement is manifest in the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) which is facilitating collaboration (among 120+ member) between the automotive industry and the wireless industry, possibly for the first … Read More


5G and V2X

5G and V2X
by Bernard Murphy on 07-25-2019 at 5:00 am

Amid the glamor of autonomous vehicles and hot new ADAS features, communication between vehicles and other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists or infrastructure, generally labeled V2X, doesn’t get as much press, perhaps because adoption is still pretty early or because it’s technology under the hood (quite literally) and therefore… Read More


I Finally Understand Brexit

I Finally Understand Brexit
by Roger C. Lanctot on 03-17-2019 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedI have gazed across the Pond in bafflement over Brexit until two days ago. I now grasp the depth and breadth of British anxiety over political and legal ties to Brussels and it boils down to regulatory over-reach.

Yesterday, the European Commission announced that it had adopted new rules “stepping up the deployment… Read More


CES 2019 V2Vegas A Talking Car Turning Point

CES 2019 V2Vegas A Talking Car Turning Point
by Roger C. Lanctot on 01-08-2019 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedThe often pedantic debate over how cars will directly communicate with other cars and infrastructure will culminate suitably at CES 2019 with multiple C-V2X announcements and demonstrations. Foremost among those demonstrations will be parking lot drive-arounds at the Rio Resort Hotel put on by Ford Motor Company,… Read More


Dear Toyota

Dear Toyota
by Roger C. Lanctot on 05-27-2018 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedToyota Motor North America CEO James Lentz got a letter from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last week recognizing Toyota’s announced plan to deploy Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) technology on Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold in the U.S. beginning with MY21. The extraordinary letter… Read More