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Without a mandate and industry-wide standard for V2V communication, automakers are delaying their V2V implementations. Ford, for instance, has put a hold on installing V2V technology in its vehicles, which can cost up to $350 per vehicle. Without a common standard adopted by all automakers, cars made by different manufacturers may not be able to communicate with each other, diminishing the V2V’s value.

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The auto industry is great at setting standards in the automotive segment, but after almost two decades trying to create a standard for V2V, they are depending on a government mandate, surprisingly one that would cost them money to implement.

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