With the R 1200 RS ConnectedRide prototype, BMW Motorrad presented a motorcycle, giving visitors of the CMC Conference 2017 on 12 October at BMW Welt in Munich, a look into the future of motorcycle safety systems. V2v

V2V warns rider and traffic of crash

Riders and surrounding car passengers will be warned of an impending crash in future vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications, according to BMW, Yamaha and Honda. The features have been displayed in BMW R 1200 RS, Honda Africa Twin and Yamaha MT-09 Tracer prototypes at a conference at the BMW Munich headquarters this week. The companies have committed …

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Inter-vehicle ‘talk’ may benefit riders

America has mandated vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology in all new cars, but riders also want the technology to recognise motorcycles. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) says the technology can benefit all road users, but they demand to be included in the discussion, planning and implementation of the policies and regulations governing the rollout. It follows …

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