Collaboration Announces First Cross-Border Demo for C-V2X Direct Communication

AUDI AG, Ericsson, SWARCO Traffic Systems GmbH, the University of Kaiserslautern, and Qualcomm Technologies have announced the first cross-border demonstration for C-V2X direct communication. The collaboration, who originally formed the Connected Vehicle to Everything of Tomorrow (ConVeX) group in 2016 to present the first C-V2X trial based on the third Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP) Release 14, has participated in cross-border digital testbed Project Day in Schengen, Luxembourg. The event took place at the new trilateral testbed hosted by France’s Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, the Luxembourg Ministry of Mobility & Public Works, and the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy.