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Ford and Vodafone to jointly develop connected car technology – ET Auto

New Delhi: Ford has joined hands with telecom service provider Vodafone to test and develop new connected vehicle technology that will help the vehicle owners to find parking spots in congested urban areas. Dubbed as Parking Space Guidance technology, this system will display the drivers the number of parking spaces offered by nearby car parks and how to get to them.

The Parking Space Guidance technology will show the users real time data. Ford and Vodafone is testing this system as part of the KoMoD (Kooperative Mobilität im digitalen Testfeld Düsseldorf) project in Germany.

To develop this technology, Ford and Vodafone are investing a amount of €15 million. The technology will help the future connected cars and autonomous vehicles as well.

As the two companies claims, the features in this KoMoD system include Traffic Light Assistance System, Tunnel Information System, Vario Display, Traffic Control Systems, Smart traffic sign transmission, Bad weather warning etc.

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