ITS World Congress: V2X, protecting vulnerable road users, and e-bikes

The ITS World Congress is one of the biggest events in smart mobility and the digitalization of transport, with key players in the ecosystem from car OEMs and automotive tier one companies, as well as transport groups and government representatives. Chip companies are also a key part of this, and one of them, NXP Semiconductors is showcasing, along with its partners, various safety scenarios enabled by vehicle-to-vehicle communication (vehicle-to-X or V2X).

One of the scenarios presented is in conjunction with premium e-bike manufacturer, Riese & Müller, highlighting how to better protect vulnerable road users using V2X and help prevent traffic accidents. The e-bike uses NXP’s V2X technology based on 802.11p, a communication standard also known as DSRC (dedicated short-range communication). Optimized for automobiles, 802.11p allows vehicles, road infrastructure and other road users to exchange information in real time.

The need for deploying such technology is evident from road accident

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Penske Revs Up Buy Point On 698% EPS Growth, AI-Driven Way For Users To Buy Cars Online

Penske Automotive (PAG) is revving up a potential new breakout as it debuts a new automated platform to help people buy cars online. That move comes as Penske already has its foot on the pedal, driving 698% earnings growth and a 91% spike in revenue last quarter.


Like some of the high-performance cars Penske sells, PAG stock has motored its way onto a spot on the IBD Breakout Stocks Index.

Penske Automotive has a 95 Composite Rating, putting it within the top 5% of all companies based on the most important stock-picking traits.

In Stock Checkup, Penske ranks No. 4 within the automotive retailers industry. AutoNation (AN), Asbury Automotive (ABG) and Lazydays (LAZY) are also among the top car dealers in the group.

Penske Innovates How People Buy Cars Online

In July, Penske Automotive and Cox Automotive

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