Ford Begins Real-World Testing Of Future Car-To-Car And Car-To-Infrastructure Communication Technologies

Ford Motor Company today begins real-world testing of future technologies as part of a research programme aimed at advancing car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication to European roads…
Ford is contributing 20 specially equipped S-MAX models to a 120 vehicle fleet being used to test 20 experimental driver assistance technologies as part of the four-year research project “Safe Intelligent Mobility – Testfield Germany” or simTD. The project’s goal is to better understand the potential for car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure to improve traffic safety and personal mobility.