Chapter 7

Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Communications


The automotive industry is evolving toward connected and autonomous vehicles that have the potential to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion while reducing the environmental impacts of the vehicles. A key enabler of this evolution is vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications, which allows a vehicle to communicate with its surroundings, other vehicles, pedestrians, road-side equipment, and the Internet. Using V2X, critical information can be exchanged among vehicles to improve situation awareness and to avoid accidents. Furthermore, V2X provides reliable access to the vast information available in the cloud. For example, real-time traffic reports, sensor data, and high-definition ...

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