NADA, OEMs form smart transportation coalition

NADA, OEMs form smart transportation coalition

Seven automotive and technology groups have formed the Smart Transportation Innovation Coalition. Its goal is to promote autonomous driving, connected cars and smart highways and educate Congress on the benefits of the new technologies.

–We support research and incentives where appropriate to promote advanced safety and vehicle connectivity technologies, including advanced driver assistance systems, V2X communications, autonomous vehicles and other technologies,” the coalition write in a letter to members of Congress.

The groups in the coalition are NADA, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Association of Global Automakers, Information Technology Industry Council, Intelligent Car Coalition, Intelligent Transportation Society America, and the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association.

The 2016 Washington Auto Show will spotlight connected car and autonomous car technology.

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