27 May 2020: Project "Inframix" finished

Inframix

The main objective of INFRAMIX is to prepare the road infrastructure with specific affordable adaptations and to support it with new models and tools, to accommodate for the step-wise introduction of automated vehicles.

One major outcome of the project is the successful testing of the after next "Day 2"-C-ITS-Services. This generation of C-ITS messages is alread thinking about driving behavior and traffic management for a time when a large number of vehicles will be able to use such additional services. Some of these vehicles will even be fully autonomous by then.

Inframix

18 March 2020: Competitive advantage through C-ITS!

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EuroNCAP is to the automotive industry, what the Academy is to film industry. EuroNCAP rates the safety of vehicles. It’s an independent body composed of government bodies, automotive clubs, insurance industry and research institutes, which gives it a unique role and authority protecting consumer interest.

EuroNCAP has awarded a hazard warning connectivity application based on the European C-ITS standard ITS-G5 for road safety. This underlines the maturity of the technology and the award of five stars for road safety is an important aspect for customers when choosing a vehicle and gives car manufacturers a competitive advantage.

EuroNCAP

24 October 2019: Volkswagen launches Golf 8 with C-ITS equipped

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Volkswagen are the first car manufacturer to serialise C-ITS, branded as Car2X in the Golf 8. The Golf 8 is a vehicle appealing to a mass market and the Golf will establish C-ITS in Europe’s vehicle fleet. Automotive association ADAC (Germany) and ÖAMTC (Austria) tested the Golf 8’s C-ITS and liked it! The Golf 8 also establishes an Eu-wide presence of C-ITS in the 5.9 GHz radio frequency band.

VW Golf 8 C2X