CTAG awarded for research in communication between vehicles

At the tenth edition of the Barcelona International Motor Show Awards, CTAG, Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia, is one of the winning companies of the awards given to the best Innovations in Car Connectivity.

The first prize awarded to CTAG, on Friday 8 May, belongs to the Car to Car category, focusing on communications between vehicles to improve their safety. CTAG is rewarded for the work performed within the SISCOGA project (Galicia Cooperative Systems), a smart cooperative corridor that integrates more than 100km on interurban roads in collaboration with the DGT and urban sections in collaboration with the City of Vigo. The objective of this permanent corridor, opened in 2011 and pioneering in Europe, is to conduct operational tests on new car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication systems.

This corridor is used in research projects, Field Operational Tests, and cooperative systems development and set-up projects and has become one of the test sites for vehicle-infrastructure communication of reference in Europe.

This corridor is currently part of two European pilot projects supporting the market deployment strategy of this type of technologies:

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