The Auto Industry’s VHS-or-Betamax Moment
September 28, 2018
The auto industry has a choice to make: Which language will cars speak when they talk to one another? Until a couple of years ago, automakers agreed on one vehicle-to-vehicle communications platform, called dedicated short-range communications, or DSRC, based on the technology used for Wi-Fi. But some car companies have begun to favor a competing protocol, known as Cellular V2X, which is based on a next-generation version of the technology used by your mobile phone.