HELMOND, the Netherlands, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
TASS International today announced that they have become Associate Member of the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium.
The CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium (C2C-CC) is a nonprofit, industry driven organization initiated by European vehicle manufacturers and supported by equipment suppliers, research organizations and other partners. The C2C-CC is dedicated to the objective of further increasing road traffic safety and traffic efficiency by means of cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) with Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication (V2V) and by Vehicle-to-Infrastructure communication (V2I). See http://www.car-to-car.org for additional information.
TASS International has supported many Dutch and European field trials with verification and validation testing using their PreScan simulation software and DITCM Facilities laboratories located around the A270 motorway at the Automotive Campus in Helmond.
"There is a huge need to test and evaluate C-ITS systems and services that are close to deployment on roads across Europe", says Jan van den Oetelaar, Managing Director of TASS International. "We have the facilities and capabilities to perform these tests and the C2C-CC active membership will help us to continue to strengthen our portfolio of simulation products and test services in line with the developments in the field of car-to-car communication technology as well as to establish strategic collaborations to speed up the deployment of these technologies to the market".
About TASS International
TASS International supports the transport industry to develop safer, greener and more intelligent vehicles by providing innovative software products, testing facilities and engineering solutions. TASS International is organized in five divisions: Software and Services, Homologations, Safety Center, Powertrain Center and Mobility Center. The Mobility Center provides services and facilities for physical and virtual testing in the area of cooperative mobility and connected driving. This includes the instrumented Dutch A270 motorway, a control room and an instrumented test fleet.
SOURCE TASS International