TodayApril 16, 2022

Wall Street Journal’s Lunch Break talks about vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V)

I was on’s LunchBreak with Wendy Bounds today talking vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I).

First the stats:
In 2009 there were 5.5 million crashes and 2.2 million injuries.
users wasted 4.8 billion hours stuck in traffic in 2010 “ nearly one full work week.
3.9 billion gallons of wasted fuel by congestion, accidents and untimed lights.
28% of the countrys GHG emissions is contributed by the transportation sector.

With V2V “ if you come up on a traffic light you will know how long before the light turns red, or green, so that you know whether to slow down or keep going straight thru.

OEMS (car manufacturers) involved “ General Motors, Ford, Volkswagen, Audi, Toyota, Honda, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota

Eight agencies –
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Maritime Administration (MARAD)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)

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Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.