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Hyundai invests in Autotalks to develop connectivity technology

Hyundai Motor announced its strategic partnership with Autotalks, a company specialized in the manufacturing of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets. The company will form strategic partnership through a direct investment.

It is known that V2X technology allows vehicles to communicate with one another, with other road users and road infrastructure, enhancing road safety and mobility. V2X solution, as a reliable non-line-of-sight sensor working in all environments and weather conditions, helps prevent road collisions and avoid dangerous situations. In manned vehicles, V2X systems convey important information to the driver in the form of alerts and notifications and can also actuate the vehicle in dangerous situations. In autonomous vehicles, V2X complements existing sensors, allowing them to make more informed decisions as well as easing their interaction with other road users.

Connectivity is one of the core technologies that can be applied to smart city business models, as well as autonomous driving and infotainment therefore the company is expanding partnerships in the connectivity field to further strengthen connectivity technology vital to autonomous driving and explore new business opportunities within smart city infrastructure.

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