Jaguar Tests V2X Tech That Can Help Drivers Avoid Red Lights


From Motor Trend
Jaguar Land Rover is one of the many automakers exploring a future that involves cars communicating with road infrastructure to minimize traffic jams and improve safety. It participated in a U.K. research project testing technologies that can help drivers avoid red lights and handle intersections more effectively.

When properly set up, roads can send traffic light information to a connected car. With that info, the car calculates an optimal traveling speed that will help it avoid red lights, which not only reduces traffic congestion but also curbs emissions. Jaguar vehicles are also testing technology that warns a driver if it's unsafe to enter an intersection, and assigns priority when multiple connected vehicles come to an intersection and there is no traffic light to dictate the vehicle that should go first.

© Motor Trend Staff

These Vehicle-to Infrastructure (V2X) technologies have been trialed on F-Pace crossovers in the U.K. It's part of a $25 million research project funded by the U.K. government and industry members to accelerate the development of self-driving cars. Ford and Tata Motors European Technical Center were also involved in the three-year project that ended in October.

© Motor Trend Staff   Jaguar F Pace V2X rear three quarters

Other technologies that came out of the program include a feature that warns drivers when an emergency vehicle is approaching, a feature that provides real-time parking information, and an in-car display feature that alerts drivers of current road conditions. Another feature alerts a driver when a vehicle ahead brakes suddenly, even if the weather conditions are poor or there are other vehicles in between the driver and the braking vehicle.

Audi has already rolled out a traffic light information system that can tell drivers how long they'll be stuck at a light. Of course, the feature only works in cities with the infrastructure to support such technology, including Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Denver, and a few others. Meanwhile, Cadillac plans to introduce V2X technologies on a high-volume crossover by 2023.

COMMENTS





Name

Accessories,1,Auto Insurance,1,Auto Show,13,Autos,483,Autos News,5,Barn Finds,1,Buying,1,Car Shows,1,Car Tech,1,Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles,1,Chicago Auto Show,1,Classic Cars,11,Consumer Electronics Show,1,Customs & Classics,1,Detroit Auto Show,1,Driving,1,Enthusiasts,27,Frankfurt Motor Show,1,Fuel Economy,1,Gearheads,1,Geneva Motor Show,1,Hot Rod Power Tour,1,Imports,1,Just For Fun,2,Los Angeles Auto Show,1,Maintenance,1,Motorcycles,17,Motorsports,1,Muscle Cars,1,Muscle Cars & Hot Rods,1,New Bikes,1,New Car Deals,1,New York Auto Show,1,News,47,Ownership,10,Paris Motor Show,1,Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance,1,Recalls,1,Research,9,Reviews,1,SEMA Show,1,Shanghai Auto Show,1,Sports and Exotics,1,Sports Cars,1,Supercars,1,Tech,1,Tokyo Motor Show,1,Trucks,1,
ltr
item
Autos - U.S. Daily News: Jaguar Tests V2X Tech That Can Help Drivers Avoid Red Lights
Jaguar Tests V2X Tech That Can Help Drivers Avoid Red Lights
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-0BV8wCKOF30/W_ObmBt2Q2I/AAAAAAAAisc/TbOgTV0crSsns2RXFFwmxklxc1jVtz_pwCLcBGAs/s1600/1.jpg
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-0BV8wCKOF30/W_ObmBt2Q2I/AAAAAAAAisc/TbOgTV0crSsns2RXFFwmxklxc1jVtz_pwCLcBGAs/s72-c/1.jpg
Autos - U.S. Daily News
https://autos.dailynews.us.com/2018/11/jaguar-tests-v2x-tech-that-can-help.html
https://autos.dailynews.us.com/
https://autos.dailynews.us.com/
https://autos.dailynews.us.com/2018/11/jaguar-tests-v2x-tech-that-can-help.html
true
7329154058020919259
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy